IN PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT FORM

Triangle, pear, spoon, hourglass, round, oval, diamond. The female figure has been poked, prodded, dissected and depicted in various shapes, sizes and forms but do these subjects provide a true portrayal of women?

IN PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT FORM will discuss depictions of women in art from classical and medieval times to present day, inspired by a number of artworks exhibiting in PERFECTION: Womanhours (Tyler Payne), Omnipresence (Orlan) and The sum of You (iWeigh). An expert panel of artists and researchers will interrogate the roots of these depictions and their modern-day manifestations on media and social platforms.

Panelists: TCD Researcher Angela Butler, Artist Jessie De Boe, Founder of Repealist Shubhangi Karmakar, Artist Isabel Nolan. 

PERFECTION originated at Science Gallery Melbourne which is part of The University of Melbourne.

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