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Hayden Fowler’s solo show, Future Distant History, had a distinct post-apocalyptic edge. The title was a clue (picturing the present as the past of a destroyed future is what post-apocalyptic stories do) and so was the pile of bones perched on a pretty white table.
Embodying a performance art born in Sydney’s queer club scene, Justin Shoulder’s latest solo show, Carrion, stakes out post-human, apocalyptic terrain, drawing our attention to the present age of excess and environmental misuse.
As 2016 draws to a close it’s time to rest, re-group and get ready for the New Year. Here are some great shows to look forward to in 2017.
While Robert Hannaford is well known for his portraiture – he’s a frequent Archibald finalist – it’s only part of the picture. His oeuvre also includes sculptures, landscapes, still-lifes and nudes.
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