A visit by Her Divine Holiness (HDH) Pope Alice – the alter ego of Brisbane based artist Luke Roberts.
Pope Alice is an alien who preaches about world civilisation as though she had personally created it. She entertains the idea that planet earth is a space station being utilised by beings from another world, and that Christ was an alien sent to reverse the damage being done to the planet by the current occupants. Pope Alice explores the possibility of accepted wisdom being wrong in an entertaining setting of social observation.
The Pope Alice Xorporation (PAX) in association with Mr Josh Milani of Milani Gallery welcomes Ms Angeline Chan of Chan+Hori Contemporary and distinguished artist Mr Ruben Pang, cultural envoys from the Lion Gate Garden City Republic of Singapore.
In a formal celebration ceremony HDH Pope Alice will acknowledge Mr Pang and his dedicated artwork ‘Sacred Blister Companions (After Pope Alice)’ as part of his current exhibition, ‘The Glass Eye Opens’, on show at Milani Gallery, temporarily in James Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.
HDH Pope Alice’s mission to Planet Earth is an encouragement for all eyes to open wide as Humanity awakens to increasing awareness and wonders. The performance continues HDH Pope Alice’s Consciousness Raising Exercises and Encounters.
‘Open Sésame / Ouvre-Toi’ (Open Yourself) incorporates a ceremonial procession with Saharan temple dancers performing an angelic veil dance. Gifts will be distributed and diplomatic protocols exchanged.
image: Pope Alice, Island series 2015
performers Lisa Iselin and Jonas Nutter
camera: Alec Schultz
copyright Pope Alice Xorporation/Luke Robert
Keep your eyes peeled, and ears open for her appearance at 4pm during the Saturday Social Club.
- October 28, 2017
- Gerard's Laneway
- Fortitude Valley
- BRISBANE QLD
- All are welcome!