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Kings Artist-Run provides a location for contemporary art practice, supporting distinctive experimental projects by artists at all stages of their careers.
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KINGS Artist-Run acknowledges the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate.

We offer our respect to Elders both past and present and extend this offer to all Australian First Nations people.

Throwing Off the Hump

Ali McCann

08 April 2017–29 April 2017

Deriving its title from a labour-efficient potting technique, Throwing Off the Hump is a multi-channel video installation that ruminates on the Sisyphean burden of memory. Using looped cuts of found Super-8 footage salvaged from a technical college in the artist’s hometown, the works serve as an unburdening of grief through repetitive labour, such that the labour and the unburdening become the same act.

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  • Ali McCann is a Melbourne-based artist. Recent solo exhibitions include, Masks for Magicians (2018) at Caves, Polytechnic (2018) at Tristian Koenig, An Introduction to Liminal Aesthetics (2017) at c3 Contemporary Art Space and Trowing Off Te Hump (2017) at Kings Artist Run.