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  • Elvis Richardson, The Pool of Artists in The CoUNTess Report, http://www.thecountessreport.com.au/, 2014.

  • Guerilla Girls posters, See you at the barricades, 30 May – 29 November 2015, AGNSW.

  • Guerilla Girls posters, See you at the barricades, 30 May – 29 November 2015, AGNSW.

  • Raquel Ormella, from The Mysterious Vanessa (detail), 2016. Ink and digital drawing, dimensions variable.

  • Louise Kate Anderson Working with the life and work of Pearl Gambanyi Gibbs, Lynette Riley, Dubbo Local Aboriginal Lands Council. Life, Lines and Legacy, Pearl Gibbs (Gambanyi) 1901–1988, 2016. Lithographic print.

  • Country Women Artists (Northern Rivers Chapter): Maree Bracker, Jan Davis, Karla Dickens, Jenny Kitchener, Leonie Lane, Shelagh Morgan, Liz Stops – working with Lismore Regional Gallery, Southern Cross University Library Artists’ Book Collection

  • Alison Alder, Working with Wollongong Art Gallery, University of Wollongong Archives: Dear Honorary Secretary, 2016. Screen print on paper, 100 x 70 cm. Source: Papers of Dolly Potter, Secretary Miners' Women's Auxiliary. University of Wollongong Archives.

Exhibition: My Sisters and other Ghosts — August 17, 2015

Please join Jasmin Stephens for the opening of My Sisters and other Ghosts – Genevieve Chua, Imhathai Suwatthanasilp and Bussaraporn Thongchai – on Saturday 29 August at 3pm at The Cross Art Projects, Sydney.
Sydney-based Phaptawan Suwannakudt, writer Denise Thwaites and Jasmin will introduce the exhibition on behalf of the artists.

My Sisters and other Ghosts presents new and recent works by Genevieve Chua, Imhathai Suwatthanasilp and Bussarporn Thongchai who live in Singapore and Bangkok. With a focus on drawing, the exhibition makes connections between the presence of the supernatural in Southeast Asia and the politics of these artists. In Southeast Asia a number of prominent mythologies feature female ghosts who cause trouble. In this exhibition, figures such as the Krasue and the Pontianak, arguably inspire these artists in their consideration of the nature of self and belonging. Chua, Suwatthanasilp and Thongchai are early career artists who share an interest in modes of disclosure and the complexities surrounding what is public and what is private.

Bussaraporn Thongchai, Me and Mom, 2010

More Details
My Sisters and other Ghosts – Genevieve Chua, Imhathai Suwatthanasilp, Bussaraporn Thongchai
29 August – 26 September
The Cross Art Projects
8 Llankelly Place, Kings Cross, Sydney, NSW, 2011
02 9357 2058, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Thu – Sat, 11am – 6pm or by appointment

Events
Opening Conversation – Saturday 29 August, 3pm
Curator’s Tour – Saturday 19 September, 11am

Acknowledgements
Caption: Bussaraporn Thongchai, Me and Mom, 2010, crayon on canvas, 130 x 150 cm, courtesy the artist and collection of Reinhart Frais
My Sisters and other Ghosts is presented in association with independent platform, Contemporary Art and Feminism
Jasmin Stephens has undertaken residencies with Singapore Biennale and The Reading Room in Bangkok in recent years with support from the Australia Council and Asialink