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Club Ate (Justin Shoulder, Bhenji Ra, and collaborators), ANG IDOL KO / YOU ARE MY IDOL (still), 2022. 2-channel digital video, HD, colour, sound. Image courtesy and © the artists

Ultra Unreal

17 Sep 2022
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) 22 Jul - 2 Oct 2022

We visited the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) on the opening weekend of Ultra Unreal. We were immediately greeted by Pootopia, a live performance by the Tokyo-based artist Saeborg. Dancing to a musical medley by ABBA, performers in inflatable latex dung-beetle costumes scurried around the relatively small entrance foyer of the MCA, throwing inflatable latex mounds of faeces into the claustrophobically gathered audience.

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