exibition year: 2008

Photography: Kallan MacLeod

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The Mornington Island arts community in far North Queensland has long been known for the dynamic body paint designs worn by their Dancers. Each paint-up is particular to the wearer, and is inherited through complex systems of kinship and community relations. Artists including Lance Gavenor, Joseph Watt, Wayne Williams, and Reggie Robertson have recently begun […]

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Photography: Kallan MacLeod

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Elliot Collins in conversation with Nicola McNabb What are your intentions for the viewer in this body of work? I’m not sure what that means anymore but I really wanted people to see the work and feel a kind of relief or stillness within the chaos. In the same way you relate to a pigeon […]

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With an eye for oddness, and for the tension between domesticity and nature, Roberta Thornley’s photography explores the obsessive things people do in their anxious search for perfection and happiness. Her work is both painterly and cinematic, revealing what seem to be suspended moments in mysterious unresolved narratives. Roberta Thornley graduated in 2007 from Auckland […]

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New Aboriginal Painting from Mornington Island Photography: Kallan MacLeod

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