Susan Roux is a South African born West Australian artist. Her work is a critique on and response to cultural and social change regarding gender and body politics.
The work often takes specific historical events as her point of departure, conveying burdens and conflicts with precise and economical means.
The vulnerability of the human body as experienced in specifically the female body yield theme, mark, and visual language. Touch educe the body as tactile territory while mark and stitch make its boundaries.
HEREANDNOW19: MATERIAL CULTURE
Curated by multidisciplinary artist Joanna Sulkowski, the exhibition challenges the perception of craft as a repetitive activity of making things by hand and offers a new perspective on the processes and materials-driven practice of a dynamic group of contemporary artists. Commissioned to create new work for the exhibition, HERE&NOW19 features a range of work, including wall-hanging textiles, large-scale installation and video