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Free event

Sat 19 Feb–Sun 13 March 2011


* Free Event

Jesse Burke: Low

Jesse Burke draws the viewer into his beautifully crafted portraits of homeless men interspersed with studies of plant life, each photographically etched in velvety black grounds. These images capture the fragility of masculinity with pathos and dignity. Contrasting the figure in bright light against a dark backdrop, the artist bestows an aura of grace upon these displaced souls, consciously referencing the grief or suffering that marks historical paintings of Christ.

Burke's photography has been exhibited globally and he was selected a finalist for Review Sante Fe and Critical Mass in 2010.

Image: Gerald Bailey, 2009, courtesy the artist


Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 12-5pm, Sat-Sun 12-4pm.


Perth Centre for Photography

Address: 91 Brisbane Street, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9227 6620
Website: http://www.pcp.org.au/

Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 12-5pm, Sat-Sun 12-4pm.

There are many bus services that travel north up Beaufort Street from the CBD, with stops at the corner of Beaufort and Brisbane Streets.

Alternatively, PCP is approximately a 15-20 minute walk from the Wellington Street train station.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Street parking on Brisbane Street is subject to availability.

Mention Entrees and Encores when making your booking and arriving at some of the City's premier bars and restaurants and extend your night beyond the show. Be it an entrée or encore, these venues offer special Festival deals for $30 to keep the night alive.

The Brisbane The Brisbane Hotel
292 Beaufort Street, Highgate
P 08 9227 2300
Open Mon – Sat 11:30am to late; Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Choose any pizza on the menu with a glass of wine or a large beer
Must Winebar MUST Winebar
519 Beaufort Street, Highgate
P 8 9328 8255
Open 12noon to late, 7 Days
A glass of Laurent Perrier Brut NV Champagne and ½ a dozen Oysters, in the Champagne Lounge or Bar
Tom's Kitchen

Tom's Kitchen
3b Shafto Lane, Perth
P 08 9321 0345
Open Mon-Thur 6:30am to 9pm;  Fri 6:30am to late
Choose any main course plus a glass of wine

Balti Balti
3/2 St Georges Terrace, Perth
P 9221 3306
Paneer Masala and Dhal with a serve of rice, Naan bread, and a glass of house wine, or beer, or a soft drink
Butter Chicken or Rogan Josh with a serve of rice, Naan bread, and a glass of house wine, or beer, or a soft drink
The George The George
216 St. Georges Terrace, Perth
P 08 6161 6662
Open Mon-Fri 7am to late; Sat 5pm to late
A choice of beef, fish or chicken and a glass of house wine

Bookings may be required, mention Entrees & Encores when making your reservation or order.