Modern Myth exhibition
Eleven contemporary artists explore the endurance of mythological thinking.
EDDY CARROLL | JAZMINA CININIAS
PAUL COMPTON | DEBORAH KLEIN
MINELA KRUPIC | ALESH MACAK
ANNETTE PHILLIPS | DEAR PLASTIC
CARMEL SEYMOUR | LINDA STUDENA
CURATED BY DOMENICA VAVALA
Exhbition Friday 5 February - 6 March
Opening: Thursday 4 February, 6 - 8 pm
Artist talks: Saturday 13 February, 2.30 pm
Our world is defined by complex and evolved systems of belief, but do we now know too much? Questions can be answered immediately, few mysteries remain in the information age, so how can we explain the endurance of mythological thinking? Myth provides a tool for dealing with the unknown. It provides a moral and psychological lesson to steer others in the right direction.
Modern Myth takes us on a journey through imagined worlds, traversing constructed landscapes while at times challenging traditional narrative. Eleven contemporary artists reference personal iconography and draw on ideas of identity and place in response to the concept of Modern Myth.
The Sky was too bright 2015
Watercolour and pencil on paper
76 x 56 cm
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