“Rrap deliberately exploits the camera’s capacity to render the female body as an object for the public gaze. In what may be seen as a feminist act of hijacking, she parodies, attacks and ultimately subverts the traditional situation”
Julie Ewington from the MCA Collection Handbook
JULIE RRAP has been a central figure in Australian contemporary art for over four decades. Since the mid-1970s, she has worked with photography, painting, sculpture, performance and video, frequently using her own body to explore the possibilities of feminine assertion.