05.04.18 Exhibition Opening | A Portrait is a Puzzle: Cherine Fahd

Thursday 5 April 2018
6 pm – 8 pm    

ACP Project Space Gallery
72 Oxford Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Please join us for the official opening of Cherine Fahd's A Portrait is a Puzzle

Each work in this exhibition is a unique piece in the puzzle of Cherine Fahd’s ongoing self-portrait. Merging her own identity with those of others, Fahd reveals, disguises, universalises, and empathises. From hipsters with beards to celebrity glamour shots, each image elicits our adaptive unconscious to question the validity of first impressions and the norms that produce social stereotypes.

This exhibition is accompanied by Fahd’s latest publication A Portrait Is A Puzzle. An artwork itself, this beautifully designed photobook pairs two photographic series each inviting the reader to turn the book over and around, and to interrogate the function of a portrait and the people it depicts, as an infinite and unsolvable puzzle.


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Event Partners:

Young Henrys


Exhibition Partners:

Australia Council of the Arts

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
Pixel Perfect





Government Partners:

NSW Government

This exhibition is is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

City of Sydney




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Cherine Fahd, With Mark M, 2016 still from the animation You look like a … (youme), 2016. Courtesy and © the artist.