Stories, fragmented memories, extracts of conversation, paintings, photographs and videos were all used in the exhibition Notes and Sources. Now based in Melbourne, Daw's grandmother was an Esperance CWA stalwart, and Kate was particularly interested in finding out more about her grandmother's life, the role of the CWA, and the changing identity of women living rural communities.
Sourcing her grandmother's original journals, Daw had a starting point for the many stories, memories and experiences of rural women. During her residency Daw worked with 17 local women in a series of workshops. With work from her previous exhibitions, the interviews with the two city women and her grandmother's stories as a backdrop, the workshops became an exchange of experience between Kate and the participants.
Accompanying the exhibition Daw also produced a 70 page publication that literally 'echoes' aspects of the show as well as detailing community involvement.
Kate Daw (Australia)
was educated in WA but is now based in Melbourne.She has exhibited work
in Edinburgh, Melbourne, Genoa, Berlin and in major survey shows such
as Perspecta and the Adelaide Biennial.
|Long Distance Relationship : Regina Walter & Raquel Ormella : Claire Conroy (page1, page2) : Neville Gabie (page1, page2) : Gregory Pryor : Bennett Miller : Nigel Helyer : Juliane Stiegele : PVI Collective : Gerson Bettencourt Ferreira : Christina Abad : Lucas Ihein : Kirsten Bradley : Bruce Slatter : Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin : Noah Shilkin & ReBecca Miller : Raquel Ormella : Ian Birse & Laura Kavanaugh : Tom Nicholson : Hayden Fowler : Wilkins Hill : Anna Nazzari : Matthew Hunt : Izabela Pluta : Sean Cordeiro & Claire Healy : nat&ali : James Lynch : Andrew McQualter : Andreas Kaiser : Moon Joo : Simon Levin/ Laurie Long : Jenny Watson : Bibo : Lotte Konow Lund : Roland Boden : Gillian Dyson : Shigeaki Iwai : Louise Paramor : Trevor Richards : Miriam Stannage : Umberto Cavenago : Alex Spremberg : Markus Mußinghoff : Robert Frith : Heinrich Lüber : Kate Daw : Virginia Ward : Berndt Höppner : Salvatore Falci : Matthew Ngui||