As an emerging artist and poet, Elyas Alavi intends to research and create a site-specific body of performance and video work responding to themes of displacement, memory, time and space through the act of walking. Furthermore, Elyas aims to create a series of paintings inspired by the Port Noarlunga landscape and combine them with the mountainous landscape of his birth hometown of Dainkundi Province, Afghanistan.
Exhibition dates: 10 December 2021- 29 January 2022
Exhibition venue: Sauerbier House, 21 Wearing St, Port Noarlunga SA 5167
Image credit: Elyas Alavi. HALAL series, 2021, oil on canvas, 80 X 55. Photo Grant Hancock.