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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.
Based on an idea by French philosopher Paul Virilio, EXIT draws on a quarter of a century’s worth of scientific data to vividly animate the world’s hot spots of deforestation, rising seas and mass migration as a result of global warming.
For The Nature of Things, Selenitsch has constructed a number of two-dimensional transmission towers from plywood. Comprised of clean lines and stripped of all ornamentation, they function as totems of modernity and, ultimately, as sites of contemplation.
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