4-6pm, Saturday 8 June
Metro Arts Galleries are open Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm; and Saturdays 10am – 4pm.
The galleries are closed Sundays and public holidays.
Experience a journey of queer desire with the garden of forking paths.
Explore the overlap of historical cruising grounds and city reserves in a slow cinematic descent from satellite imagery to a digitally rendered treetop in a virtual night.
Multi-channel soundscapes entice and provoke as you engage with and discover aspects of the work and yourself as viewer or participant.
An evocative and immersive exploration of intrigue and decision.
Jarrod Van Der Ryken (Artist): Jarrod Van Der Ryken, a Meanjin (Brisbane) based visual artist, explores identity, representation, and lived experience through multidisciplinary mediums, including photography, video, and sculpture.
His experimental practice often leads to immersive video installations that push the boundaries of time and space.
Jarrod earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) from the Queensland University of Technology. He has held solo exhibitions at prominent art spaces across Australia, including CARPARK, Wreckers Upstairs, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, and Outer Space in Brisbane, Firstdraft and Galerie Pompom in Sydney, and Screenspace in Melbourne.
His work challenges the conventional and invites viewers to contemplate the intricate nuances of human existence and self-identity.