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The­newex­hi­bi­tion­bylead­ingAus­tralia­nartist DavidGriggs, fea­tures adecades’worthof­paint­ings,pho­to­graphs, videosandthep­remiereof first­fea­ture­film.Ex­plor­ingthedarker un­der­cur­rentsofhu­manex­is­tence,Griggs’work fo­cus­eson­the­hu­man­con­di­tion­while­draw­ing on­po­lit­i­cal­im­agery,un­der­ground­me­dia,lo­cal his­to­riesand­per­son­al­ex­pe­ri­ence.Fa­mous­for his­boldap­proach,he­ex­pos­es­theraw un­der­bel­ly­of­so­ci­ety.LivinginthePhilip­pines forthep­ast10years,Grig­gshascre­ateda sig­nif­i­cant­body­of­workre­veal­ing­so­cial hi­er­ar­chiesan­dun­der­ground­cul­ture.Griggs’ ex­am­i­na­tionoftheis­suesthataf­fec­this adopt­ed­home­ofthePhilip­pinescon­tin­uesin the­ma­jor­fea­ture­film the sto­ry­ofakid­nappedAmer­i­can-Filipino­teenager held­cap­tive­for­ran­som.AtCairn­sArtGallery un­tilNovem­ber25.

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