Artist Profile

JACKSON FARLEY

I AM A MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST living and working in Sydney. My work focuses on contemporary, outmoded notions of masculinity, by exploring phallocentric histories and notions of ‘genius art’.

Juxtaposing classical iconography with a rudimentary cartoon aesthetic, my practice proposes a more pluralistic approach to masculinity. My aim is to critique hierarchies associated with manhood, while simultaneously appealing

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