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Tag Archives: Exhibitions 2011

NADA POLJSKI

 

Nada Polsjki
The Lonely Hearts Column
6 December 2011 – 10 January 2012
The Lonely Hearts Column is a vivid and eccentric portrayal of finding a companion or lover.
The mailbox serves as a vessel storing classified ads from the reclusive gigolo.
Finding love is no longer a private crusade but a public flaunt of ones personal quest to unearth sexual [...]

SCOTT LYON

Scott Lyon
27 September – 28 October 2011

f l e u r o n s.
this project is a tribute to robyn tudor, a fellow teaching colleague {up in sydney}.
fleurons is a on-going research of type, ornamentals and legibility.
working on both large and small scale, scott uses hand-cast {ludlow}
slugs {hot~metal} and a variety of unorthodox letterpress techniques.
more [...]

IAN MacTILSTRA

Ian MacTilstra
EKNEB
23 August – 23 September 2011
Somewhere between conceptual text-based art, structural poetry, and
inspired by linguistic studies of globalized commodity-based trading
languages in antiquity, exists this experimental project: an attempt
to convey a sense of narrative within such language. That it fails to
do this in any conventional sense of “narrative” is a feature of its
deconstruction of consumerist [...]

DEMELZA SHERWOOD

 A note to the stallholder
14 June – 15 July 2011
Like postcards home, these drawings capture odd and enchanting encounters from the artist’s travels.
Fleeting impressions of city streets and the familiar gestures of travelling companions are documented in pencil and thread. Strung together they tell stories of people and places.
http://demelza.com.au

NOW Sally Tape & Candice Cranmer

 
I steal from work and I steal from You Tube
NOW Sally Tape & Candice Cranmer
5 APRIL – 6 MAY 2011
OPENING Tuesday 5 April 5.30pm
NOW is the collaborative practice of Sally Tape and Candice Cranmer.
 
In the unique Mailbox space, they present a collection of collage and photographs. The artists perceive the space as an apparatus by [...]

GRACE MCKELLAR

BIRDS, BISON & BIG HOUSES
25 January – 25 February 2011
www.everysecondday.blogspot.com
A light-hearted take of situations we find ourselves in, played out by hybrid animals, warring islands and small barnacle like colonies – Birds, Bison + Big Houses draws its inspiration firstly from a night of chasing a white egret fishing for its dinner in Geelong, secondly [...]

KATE HUGHES

ZOETROPE
21 December 2010 – 21 January 2011
A zoetrope is a device that produces an illusion of action from a rapid succession of static pictures when the audience peers through slits in the side of the spinning drum to see the images inside. The row of mailboxes with their slit like windows are here envisaged as [...]