City Gallery, Melbourne
30 May – 30 June, 1990
Readymade Boomerang, Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales
11 April – 3 June, 1990
Hall of Mirrors: Anne Zahalka Portraits 1987 – 2007, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
23 March – 12 May, 2007
Anne Zahalka and her Amazing Artists, Concordia Gallery, Stanmore
23 September – 3 November, 2013
Zahalka has approached the task of portraying the artist with a parodic and affectionate levity which belies any concerns such a project might initially suggest.
An ongoing series of portraits examining the mythologies surrounding the figure of the artist.
That the works benefit from a collaborative investment from both parties (the artist as imaged/the artist at camera) is no better confirmed than the two images of Peter Tyndall. There, as artist gazed on artist (the Kodak frame is Zahalka’s ‘eye’, her self-reference) an interactive performance and gameplay subverts the transparency, the hierarchies, and the sham seriousness of the Artist who plays the role of Hero for an unseen but assumed audience.