Distorted Truths

When: Until 1 June 2018
Where: Mount Lawley Campus at Edith Cowan University
How much: Free
More info: Spectrum Project Space

How we think about our planet, and the human relationship to it, is significant. Featuring the work of artist traveler Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger, Distorted Truths is on now at Spectrum Project Space, Edith Cowan University. The exhibition explores the impact our contemporary lives have on the planet – in particular, on climate change.

Based on her time in Antarctica, Galapagos and Lord Howe Island, Kannar-Lichtenberger breaks down the concept of ‘here’ and ‘there’ when it comes to the planet. For example, her works illustrate the destruction of Deception Island, Livingstone Island and Telefon Bay in Antarctica as a result of human-led climate change, despite their geographical isolation. The exhibition features film, print, sound, photographic, drawing and installation, with the aim of changing our perception of existence from one of “denial, hypocrisy and inaction towards respect, empathy an ethics of core responsibility and positive action.” Check the website for artist talk times.

[Main image: ‘Dark Noise’. Photo courtesy of the artist].