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Urs Fischer’s four-metre red wax sculpture, Francesco, 2017, is designed to be lit and slowly melted like a candle. Recently acquired by the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), the sculpture’s decomposition is being documented on social media—and attracting lively discussion.
Curated by Dr Pat Hoffie and Rosemary Miller, The Partnershipping Project brings together 20 installations, a database of interviews with artists, commissioned essays, and community workshops.
Local and Korean artists pick through environmental degradation, disaster and detritus in New Romance: Art and the Posthuman.
Indigenous artist Yunkurra Billy Atkins has been awarded $30,000 for the Most Outstanding Work in the 2017 Hedland Art Awards for his large scale-work on paper work, Kumpupirntily, which combines political commentary with the Australian landscape.
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