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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.
Robert Klippel mixed with the greats and is regarded as one of their number. Here we see the humble face of the sculptor.
Using video and time-lapse photography, Martin Walch and David Stephenson have visually charted the recent history of southern Tasmania’s Derwent River, from its beginnings in the central highlands to its position as a waterway severely effected by industry and the urban landscape.
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