Sisters Sally Ann and Emily May will open their ‘Plastic Heart’ exhibition tonight at Goodspace.
Born in Sydney and raised in Jakarta, Sally & Emily had their career start in 2012. For Plastic Heart, the pair wanted to open up ideas about reflection of the self, pain, pleasure, intimacy, and identity in a temporary phase of life. Installations in plastic and mixed media will bring depth and physical texture to images hanging from the walls, lovingly photographed over the last few years.
We asked Sally Ann and Emily May about self-discovery and contemporary femininity, being sisters, who they are as women and their rich Indonesian heritage.
What’s it like working with your sister?
How does your Indonesian heritage influence and inform your femininity?
What’s your favourite mindless distraction?
Can you share your favourite photo with us?
How does your sense of style translate to your photography styles?
When it comes to personal style, I do find a woman’s manly side is what’s sexy.
What can people look forward to seeing or feeling when they come to Goodspace tonight?
Our works always come from a place of experience, inspired by both joy and suffering as a cycle.
In addition, the exhibition will feature Sally & Emily’s collaborative works with Australian based artists, stylist, models, make-up artists and brands including Amy Love, Ajok Madel, Archie Pham, The Armoury, Courtney James, Cubone Club, Dempsey Rai, Gloria Kolya, Jess Diez, Merry Mae, and Rachel Rutt.
PLASTIC HEART opens for one night only this Wednesday (tonight) 24 October at Chippendale’s Goodspace Gallery between 6-9 PM. Entry is free.