Introduction

CURIOSITY & RITUALS OF THE EVERYDAY

In addition to the international exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre and John Curtin Gallery,
a festival program of exhibitions and events is presented by craft artists, galleries, art spaces and craft groups in support of the IOTA21 themes.

From Sep-Nov 2021 in Western Australia.

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Maelstrom

18 September - 3 October

Necklaces and earrings made from different materials in shielding and adorning shapes

Amanda Alderson, Helena Bogucki, Annette Davis, Moira Doropoulos, Susan Flavell, Lee Harrop with Perdita Phillips and Vivienne Glance, Catherine Higham, Eden Lennox, Bethamy Linton, Trish Little, Megan Kirwan-Ward, Leonie Ngahuia Mansbridge, Annemieke Mulders, Belinda Newick, Shereen Ricupero, Anna Sabadini, Jenny Scott, Michelle Slarke, Tania Spencer, Louise Tasker

Maelstrom investigates undercurrents of societal turmoil and confusion.

Contemporary artists, utilising craft and sculptural form as key elements of their practice, explore a rich tapestry of concepts in this group exhibition at Nyisztor Studio.

Curated in the midst of global uncertainty, Maelstrom embraces an underlying disquiet. Showcasing a collection of past and new works, installations, and works in progress, the exhibition navigates creating in times of challenge; environmental and human destruction; questioning of societal viewpoints; work/life balance; symbols of protection, rituals, and adornment.

Visit www.nyisztorstudio.com.au/maelstrom for public programs and events.

Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 11am – 5pm; Sunday, 2pm – 5pm

Opening Event: Saturday 18 September, 5pm
Petri Chor Performance and Closing Event:
Sunday 3 October, 6pm

 

Image: Amanda Alderson, shieldprotect, 2019 – 2021, Copper, brass, titanium, 925 silver, enamel, hemp, wool, wood, ceramic and glass beads, glass eye, wax, Variable Dimensions, Photo: Brad Coleman