Anna Perach

Hecate

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Year 2023
Medium Watercolour and markers on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21 cm

About the work

The work depicts Giovanni Antonio Galli’s (1708–1782) birthing machine (which currently resides alongside the wax anatomical models at the Palazzo Poggi Museum in Bologna). The birthing machine shows a torso without limbs or head, originally made for anatomical research. The title Hecate that appears as part of the image creates an association between the device and the ancient, Greek goddess Hecate known as the goddess of magic and the protector of witches.

Career Highlights

Solo Exhibitions:

Gasworks, Solo Show, London, UK (Upcoming, 2024)

Liminal Being, ADA, Solo Show, Rome, Italy (2023)

Spidora, Edel Assanti, London, UK (2022)

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Fairy Tales, QAGOMA, gallery of modern art, Queensland, Australia (2023)

Threads, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK (2023)

Unruly bodies, Goldsmiths CCA, London, UK (2023)

Art Cologne 2022, group presentation, Sommer gallery, Cologne, Germany (2022)

Artissima 2022, duo presentation with Gaia Delorenzo, ADA gallery, Turin, Italy (2022)

Miart 2022, ADA, Milan, Italy (2022)

Awards:
Hopper prize (2023)
Carol Rama award, promoted by Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte, Artisima (2022)
Ingram Prize 2021 (2021)
Gilbert Bayes Award 2021 (2020)

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