Ignition

The new body of work focuses on the aesthetics of fossil fuel consumption with a series of tapestries depicting disasters that have manifested from the use of petroleum products and sculptural wall works that conflate the unique geometry of snowflakes with the huge variety in motor vehicle design.

Art Exhibition previously on at Gallery Barry Keldoulis in Waterloo precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Saturday 13 October 2012 to Monday 31 December 2012
Launch Saturday 13 October 2012, 3-7 pm

Ignition image

Published by anonymous on Wednesday 10 October 2012.
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Cross-stitching, a time intensive process, is used to create pictures of a number of historically significant yet fleeting moments; iconic images imprinted on our collective psyche, and re-enforced nightly on the television news.

We live in an age that is literally fuelled by the remains of a bygone era: oil. We are the inheritors of a power that has taken millions of years to produce, but so much of which can evaporate in an explosion that lasts mere seconds. A power source that we will have the pleasure of exhausting within just a few generations.