Gabee Stolp uses natural materials to rework an internationally recognisable symbol of extinction and environmental concern; the Thylacine.
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Even though Chinese-Australian artist Lindy Lee has changed and refined her art practice over time there are certain themes that continually pervade her work.
Like many exhibitions, Telaesthesia began with conversation. “The five artists in this exhibition all shared a studio space for several years until 2012 and we would sit around our kitchen table and talk about what it meant to be painting in a post-digital and post-internet world,” says curator and artist Tony Lloyd.
The most interesting quality of old things is that they even appeared new. I think that’s because they were never wholly, truly new: they were mostly just reheated bits of even older stuff but given a makeover, like a plain person getting a new hairdo or losing some weight.
“The more we understand the better we can participate in society”. These words, which greet visitors to Kader Attia’s solo show at the MCA, perfectly sum up the overarching themes of the French-Algerian artist’s project.
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