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Tag Archives: Exhibitions 2010

ANGELA LEECH

ANGELA LEECH
HAND OF THE COMPOSER
16 NOVEMBER – 17 DECEMBER 2010
opening reception Thursday 18 November 5.30pm
Hand of the Composer considers how we construct and compose our own identity. In sculpture and collage, Leech playfully explores the concept that we have become the means of our own production. Now so reliant on our tools and possessions that [...]

JENNIFER BARTHOLOMEW

JENNIFER BARTHOLOMEW
DEAR JOHN
YOU’VE GOT MAIL
5 OCTOBER – 12 NOVEMBER 2010
OPENING Tuesday 5 October 5.30pm
Dear John
I cannot talk
My hands are tired
Forgive me
Jennifer
‘Dear John’ letters take the form of a mouth made from a glove…’speak to the hand’.
The type of glove characterises male or female, recipient or receiver.
Today’s version of being dropped by email, text or twitter, [...]

BRAD HAYLOCK

BRAD HAYLOCK
Between wanting and knowing
30 AUGUST – 1 OCTOBER 2010
Between wanting and knowing comprises a series of speculative jewellery objects. Disjunctures between forms, materials and finishes characterise the series. Precious metals are brought into dialogue with lo-fi finishing techniques and disposable forms, in order to interrogate received notions of value. Further, forms are repeated, but [...]

EMILY O’BRIEN CRAFT CUBED

EMILY O’BRIEN
HYPERBOLIC DOUBT
CRAFT CUBED satellite exhibition at MAILBOX 141
16 – 28 AUGUST 2010
Emily O’Brien is a trained goldsmith and interior designer. In this installation she uses jewellery to explore the esoteric fragments of childhood memory.
Emily O’Brien’s jewellery designs engage with linguistic and conceptual themes that relate to ideas of perception and residual memory. At times, [...]

LISA MANSFIELD

LISA MANSFIELD
MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS
13 JULY – 14 AUGUST 2010
My Family And Other Animals explores the fragility of the built environment and it’s coexistence with nature – both in harmony and conflict.
The city provides us with shelter; it is a space we dwell in, a place where we enact our daily lives. Increasingly, the [...]

CATHERINE CLOVER

CATHERINE CLOVER
PIGEON POST (Billing and Cooing)
mailbox & stairwell window installations
1 JUNE – 9 JULY 2010
Continuing my exploration of our relationship with common noisy wild urban birds I use the idea of sprechgesang (spoken-song) and the phonetics of naturalists in field guides to try to communicate with the birds (or talk to the animals).

Also by Catherine [...]

TIM WOODWARD

ACCIDENTS HAPPEN VS ACCIDENTS DON’T HAPPEN
20 APRIL – 28 MAY 2010
These model sized cars and flowering constructions are built from the found debris of car accidents in and around MAILBOX 141 and the Melbourne CBD.
Following an ever optimistic, yet misguided belief in the powers of art, Woodward attempts to return pieces of car wreckage back [...]

CUT THAT SHARK OPEN

26 JANUARY – 5 MARCH 2010
Cut That Shark Open
RUTH FLEISHMAN
NATHAN GRAY
MARC FREEMAN
Curated by OLIVIA POLONI
Cut that shark open features 3 Melbourne based artists exploring the medium of collage. Marc Freeman mixes painted surfaces and collage forms to allow the viewer an organic scape of shapes with whispers of figuration. Nathan Gray reconfigures found and constructed [...]