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Works <30s No.46-55 – with Lou Hubbard

Nathan Gray

28 Mar 2021–15 May 2016

Works < 30s No.46-55 evolved out of a discussion about death between Nathan Gray and Lou Hubbard which formed part of Nathan's show Work With Me Here, 2015. During the discussion Lou set Nathan the task of creating 10 new works based on their recorded conversation. The resulting work feature's Lou's words subtitled over footage recorded on a road trip around the south island of New Zealand.

Works<30s is an ongoing series of short video and performance works (since 2013) all under 30 seconds long that use brevity as strategy. View the series at http://www.nthn.gy

Unfolding from a series of succinct studio and on site experiments Nathan Gray’s work approaches the object as a score for action. Aiming to improvise with the given, the found and the pre-made he uses brevity, precision and humour as strategies to open possibilities in restricted material circumstances.Using his background in experimental music his work draws on a body of knowledge that is shared between art and music.

Nathan Gray, Works <30s No.46-55 – with Lou Hubbard, 2015. HD colour video, 6:19min.

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This program takes place on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We recognise that sovereignty was never ceded - this land is stolen land. We pay respects to Wurundjeri Elders, past, present and emerging, to the Elders from other communities and to any other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders who might encounter or participate in the program.

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Working on unceded sovereign land of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, Blindside pays respect to Elders, past, present and emerging.