Thursday, 14 March 2019

Argillaceous Relations

Dean Cross, Kate Hill, Kerryn Levy, Tyson Yunkaporta

Curated by Hannah Presley and Debbie PryorMr Kitly gallery, 381 Sydney Road Brunswick16 March  - 6 April 2019

Argillaceous Relations illustrates connections between the earth and self. Communicating relationships to land, to ways of making, materiality and place. We believe objects made from the earth are imbued with an intimate connection to both the land and human touch, and relate to images and interpretations of landscape that express family histories, community rituals and adamantine bonds.
  1. (of rocks or sediment) consisting of or containing clay.

Wall, 2019
Kate Hill's raw earthen wall/brick/plinth make explicit clays link to architectural structural and how simple and majestic a material can be

Water & Clay, 2019
Dean Cross' video eloquently importance of earth water and place to the narrative of his practice

First Law, 2019
Tyson Yunkaporta use of indigenous patterning on both the boondi (stick) on earth (clay) add a visual and tacit complexity to this installation around indigenous laws of time and space. 

Kerryn Levy sinuous forms embody the physicality of making 

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