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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.
Gerhard Richter, the well known German painter, has created works that adhere to abstraction, realism and expressionism, but as a sum evade these definitions.
Leo Coyte’s works have been likened to album art, rising out of a recognisable punk, DIY aesthetic, and buzzing with tension between abstract and representational.
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