Abbotsford Convent

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Abbotsford Convent

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1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, 3067
AM Final Title Slide
March 28 @ 8:00 am - May 3 @ 5:00 pm
Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, 3067

Flesh After Fifty @ Abbotsford Convent

Flesh After Fifty is an exhibition challenging negative stereotypes of ageing while celebrating positive images of older women through art. Alongside bringing to the fore images that need revisiting or have been overlooked, Flesh After Fifty includes 10 new commissioned art installations that explore social issues, health and empowerment of older women. Amongst these is Catherine Bell's "The Artist and The Mermaid" (2020), a silent film documenting Cathy Staughton painting a series of nude portraits of Bell while she performs the role of a mermaid that Staughton discovers…