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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.
It was a “lovely fluke”, says exhibition curator Una Rey, that Black White & Restive opened on the first day of National Reconciliation Week this year. But to focus solely on that, she explains, would be misleading.
Structural engineer to artist is an unusual career segue, but Damien O’Mara cherishes the freedom to create work driven by personal creative interests.
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