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“Perhaps a common theme throughout is that brands change, people change and everything dies,” says Melbourne artist Darren Sylvester of the works in his solo exhibition at Neon Parc.
Timing is everything. Viewed in April Fiona Hall’s solo show, Gateless Gate, reads like a meditation on the senselessness of war: the perfect antidote to the beer-soaked, jingoistic, flag-waving frenzy that often seems to accompany the more sombre rituals of ANZAC day.
One of the first photos I saw of TextaQueen was a portrait of her standing in a red shortie jumpsuit, rainbow coloured felt-tip pens slung in a holster belt around her waist.
A low-grade anxiety simmered under the surface in The Fraud Complex, perhaps a pre-emptive emotion, as Next Wave was dealt a blow with the loss of its Australia Council funding.
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