Curated by Naomi Cass and Pippa Milne.
404 George Street Fitzroy VIC 3065
Born in 1983 in Sydney, and now residing in Brooklyn, NYC, Anna Kristensen is most recognised as a painter. However, it is at the crossroad of photography, sculpture and painting that her work tends to sit.
In Woiwurrung language, Yalingwa refers to day, and light. It’s an apt word to title a new initiative between Creative Victoria, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) and TarraWarra Museum of Art.
“I keep a workspace at home. It’s quite an intimate little space. It’s where I work on the ideas and the research-based part of my practice. I do all the physical work, all the actual glassblowing, in Adelaide’s JamFactory.”
In a tiny outbuilding at the artist’s Melbourne home, Brooks’s studio is briskly cold on a midwinter’s day, yet the colours and materials piled inside are warmly engaging.
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