Clement Space in the City (2017), the BIG Anxiety Festival, Sydney.
Mini oases. Little pods. Diaphanous enclosures. Rhythmic patterns. Gentle breath. Navigating repose via the senses. Enclosed, secure, private sanctuaries set in public space. No worded voices. No looming deadlines of life and death. A gift from the autistic realm to the wider community, an invitation to enter into multisensorial restorative sanctuary, and relishing the elemental nuances of Being.
Clement Space in the City (2017) addresses anxiety from the viewpoint of autism. Developed from native autistic sensory-communicative modalities, the autistic artist reflects upon an insistent quest for refuge and equilibrium in the midst of harsh, jarring landscapes. Continue reading