In focus: Shen Shaomin’s Landscape of Confinement
Environment / Geography / Interdependence

In focus: Shen Shaomin’s Landscape of Confinement

Landscape of Confinement is a new installation by Shen Shaomin that dramatises the precarious relationship between human evolution and the preservation of the natural world in the name of human freedom and progress. Shen has created a frozen environment, inverting our immediate expectation of the natural beauty and landscape that is associated with a place … Continue reading

In focus: Brook Andrew’s Time
Culture / Geography / History / Interdependence

In focus: Brook Andrew’s Time

TIME draws on a personal archive of historical photographs and postcards of Aboriginal and colonial experiences from around the world. Brook Andrew’s work has sought to explore the implications of Aboriginal knowledge, not just within the context of Australian history, but also more broadly within the knowledge systems which drive culture and society. Brook Andrew’s … Continue reading

In focus: Shaun Gladwell’s Pacific Undertow Sequence (Bondi)
Convergence / Environment / Geography

In focus: Shaun Gladwell’s Pacific Undertow Sequence (Bondi)

Pacific Undertow Sequence (Bondi) (2010) presents a pictorial inversion that calls into question our perception of space and its physics. At first, a lone surfer (Gladwell himself) is shown sitting on his surfboard as the ocean surface gently ripples and warps. Soon, it becomes obvious he is not above the surface of the ocean but … Continue reading

The Floating Eye Curatorial Team say zaijian Sydney!
Borders / Comings & Goings / Geography / News

The Floating Eye Curatorial Team say zaijian Sydney!

Sydney to Shanghai | 悉尼到上海 The Sydney Pavilion Curatorial Team say 再见 (zaijian, bon voyage) Sydney as they head off to Shanghai to install The Floating Eye exhibition opening to the public on 3 October 2012 as part of the 9th Shanghai Biennale. The team have left a pleasant Sydney spring with tops of 26 … Continue reading