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Not every country town or city thought to build a permanent local gallery, or if they had, many didn’t survive to the present day. To travel around to experience Australia’s wealth of regional galleries is to be presented with the architecture of make-do.
Showing at PS Art Space, the exhibition is the second instalment of the duo’s three-part Migratory Projects, which, as the name suggests, broadly deals with the aesthetic representation and experience of migration.
Vicki Varvaressos had been painting for more than two decades when she first started producing abstract works. “I remember when I first did it,” she says, “it was probably quite shocking!”
After more than two decades of frenzied discourse around the concept of identity, Claudia Nicholson broaches the complexities with humour, resolve (there was the time she ate a raw lamb’s heart to a panpipe rendition of ‘Unchained Melody’) and freshness.
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