Affect, at its most anthropomorphic, is the name we give to those forces — visceral forces beneath, alongside, or generally other than conscious knowing, vital forces insisting beyond emotion — that can serve to drive us toward movement, toward thought and extension ...
(Gregg and Seigworth, 2010, p. 1)
Empathic Gestures is one of the outcomes from a transdisciplinary practice-led PhD project that considers knowledge and practice from across visual art, dance practices and psychoanalysis. The creative work is an exploration of inner experience through affect, a kind of knowing that is present within, and is the driving force in my making process – emerging with a gasp or an uncontrolled gesture.
Exhibition opening times
|Monday||2pm – 6pm|
|Tuesday||12pm – 4pm|
|Wednesday||2pm – 6pm|
|Thursday||2pm – 6pm|
|Friday||10am – 2pm|
Genine Larin is a visual artist whose practice navigates phenomenological feelings, sensations and emotions via speculative sculptural and video compositions exhibited in immersive installations. She is pursuing a practice-led transdisciplinary PhD exploring affect, empathy and gesture informed by the disciplines of Visual Art, Dance and Psychology.