Curated by Christine Morrow
John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery
Safe Space brings together three-dimensional art works by twelve contemporary Australian artists that explore psychological aspects of physical space. It features a range of figurative elements and narrative themes with social, and sometimes political, resonances. Many of the works in this exhibition take as their point of departure: the human body, its dimensions, the spaces it occupies, the narratives that contain it and the theatre or spectacle that unfolds around it.
Participating Artists: Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, Alex Seton, Claire Healy + Sean Cordeiro, David Cross, Franz Ehmann, Karla Dickens, Keg de Souza, Michelle Nikou, Rosie Miller, Tim Sterling, Will French.
Safe Space is an initiative of Museums & Galleries Queensland developed in partnership with Logan City Council through Logan Art Gallery, and curated by Christine Morrow. This travelling exhibition is supported by the Visions regional touring program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to cultural material for all Australians; the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland; the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory governments; and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
The John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery is proudly sponsored by
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Alex Seton, Someone Else’s Problem, 2015. Marble dust, epoxy resin, Tasmanian oak, cable ties. Dimensions variable (approximately 300 x 200 x 200 cm). Photography by Mark Pokorny. Image courtesy of the artist and sullivan+strumpf.
An exhibition of works by Penny Eamer
Recognition celebrates an artist’s subconscious recognition of design, composition, line & form, that often lie hidden within our everyday life.
Penny Eamer | Iron lace 2018 | Watercolour and pen and ink on watercolour paper | 42cm x 56cm