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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome exhibition opening

Published: Tue 4 Sep 2012 02:02 PM
Andrew McLeod, Craig Hilton and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome exhibition opening - this Thursday at the Audio Foundation
You are cordially invited to attend the opening of Andrew McLeod, Craig Hilton and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - The Sickness Show at 5.30pm, Thursday 4 September at the Audio Foundation.
Craig Hilton is a New Zealand scientist, artist and educator. After completion of a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Otago, New Zealand, he took a position at Harvard Medical School and later at the University of Massachusetts as an oncologist and immunologist. He returned to New Zealand in 2003 and completed an MFA at the University of Auckland, Elam School of Fine Arts. He is interested in: the interaction of science and art, particularly art/science collaborations i.e those with genuine art and science value/outputs; how art might be able to contribute to dialogue regarding science, molecular biology, biological discovery, biotechnology etc; and the cultural implications of the these revolutionising technologies.
Andrew McLeod is a painter and printmaker in New Zealand... he also fucks around with musical composition and performance and most importantly for this show has an inappropriate relationship with textile design.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a disease that began to inhabit the same space time and so called consciousness of the human animal known as Andrew McLeod about 7 years ago. c.f.s has been making drawings, noise and weak complaints for about 300,000 years.
Opening starts at 5.30pm at Audio Foundation HQ
Exhibition runs from 6 - 29 September 2012
Special thanks to Lothlorien and CNZ for their ongoing support
Audio Foundation HQ, Sub-Basement of the Parisian Tie Factory, 4 Poynton Terrace (Off Pitt St or behind St Kevins Arcade) AK Central.
http://audiofoundation.org.nz/

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