Zara Sigglekow is a Melbourne based arts writer, curator, and administrator.
Anna-Wili Highfield’s art career began outside the gallery system…
The expanse of the sublime and the particular exactitude of botanical studies are present in Valerie Sparks’s immersive wallpaper installations of a hybrid Australian landscape.
Now at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, touring exhibition Soft Core explores the fluctuating, mutable qualities of softness through sculpture.
Often perceived as a modest artform compared to, say, the grandiosity of painting, printmaking has been a site of experimentation, a fact highlighted in Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection at the National Gallery of Australia.
Adelaide artist Louise Haselton creates sculptures using unexpected materials that land in carefully orchestrated balance.
In Rain Room, the environment controls us and we control it in an uneasy symbiotic relationship.
There is a concern for decolonisation, the environment and putting forward Indigenous perspectives, and championing a closer and more caring relationship with nature.
Floyd translates politics and philosophy through a cast of anthropomorphic sculptures.
Works by Australian and international artists suggest that doubt and vulnerability, though long perceived as weaknesses, can make room for desire and transformation.
Place, specifically Canberra, and a loose adherence to formalism bring together artists Peter Alwast, Rebecca Mayo, and Nigel Lendon in Unfinished Business.
In Gaia not the Goddess, an installation of sculptural objects packed tightly into the project space at Heide Museum, Isadora Vaughan continues her exploration of materials creating a speculative environment.
ART + CLIMATE = CHANGE 2019, an initiative of CLIMARTE, is a festival held across numerous museums, galleries and public spaces in Melbourne and regional Victoria.
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