Site Number: Site 7
Site Location: Seventh Gallery, Workers Club
Artwork Title: Foundation
The hammer as gavel smashes bricks in slow motion. Shards of history, culture and heritage fly. Each up for auction as gentrification beckons.
Keith Deverell is a video artist living and working in Melbourne, his work uses slow motion and poetic analogies to create comments of current socio-political conditions. His work has featured in major arts events in Australia including, Dark Mofo, Melbourne Now (NGV, Melbourne), Art and About (Sydney), Melbourne Festival, Melbourne Film Festival and the Melbourne Laneways Commission. He has successfully developed projects with funding from The Australia Council, Arts Victoria, Melbourne Council, Vic Health and the City of Sydney.