Emerge Vehicle (for the future urban nomad)


A performance by Zachariah Fenn.

Witness multi-disciplinary artist Zachariah Fenn operating his Emerge Vehicle in and around the Concourse Precinct. The portable structure was created from recycled materials sourced locally to the Chatswood CBD and is a prototype for future urban movement. The performance will commence inside Art Space on The Concourse and audience members are invited to follow the Emerge Vehicle as it traverses through the Concourse Precinct, including accessing multiple levels and areas of The Concourse via lifts and passageways. Zachariah Fenn seeks to engage with community members in regards to the future of our city, challenging our current approach to metropolitan travel and energy consumption. What might a metropolitan future look like where petrol-vehicles are no longer viable? What alternate modes of personal transportation might emerge in the future city?

Zachariah's performance is part of the Council curated exhibition, Cities Foretold. This is a contemporary art exhibition which reimagines the Chatswood CBD and the future of all cities in general. Part of the Emerge Festival, this exhibition focusses on ideas relating to how future cityscapes will look and function.

Image: Zachariah Fenn standing in front of a collection of his mixed media artworks from the exhibition Hindsight (verso) at ARO Gallery, October 2021

About the Artist

Zachariah Fenn is an emerging artist based in Sydney, with an adaptive multi-disciplinary art practice. Zachariah’s responsive approach to art-making is heavily influenced by the visual stimuli that surround his day-to-day movements through the urban environment. Zachariah studied Sculpture, Performance and Installation at UNSW Art & Design, graduating with a BFA (Honours) in 2015. In the last decade, Zachariah has featured in numerous group exhibitions, in galleries such as Gosford Regional Gallery, Kudos Gallery, Gaffa Gallery and ARO Gallery. Zachariah is establishing his art career through private commissions, art installing and as an Art Facilitator supporting Artists living with Disability. 

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  • Saturday, 03 September 2022 | 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 24 September 2022 | 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM


Art Space on The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067  View Map

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