About, above: Part 2

Kirsten Bradley

_About, above_ is a project that considers the plausibility of making a natural system out of cardboard. Drawing on our enduring fascination with the night sky and the space beyond, _About, above_ prods the viewer with gentle questions regarding our emotive reactions to natural systems, and investigates our capacity for wonder in the face of disbelief,

Art Exhibition previously on in Surry Hills precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Wednesday 02 April 2008 to Saturday 19 April 2008
Launch Wednesday 02 April 2008, opens Wednesday 2 April, 6-8pm

The Bird's Path (after Herschel) - installation detail image

Published by anonymous on Monday 25 February 2008.
Contact the publisher.

A project in two parts, About, above invites the viewer into a world of lo-fi nature through participatory sculpture and installation. Solar-powered cardboard planetariums in the streets of Sydney, and a camera obscura universe at Firstdraft Gallery both explore ideas of pattern recognition, the heavens, navigation, geocentricism and the peculiar qualities of light, through simplistic simulation of the night sky in Autumn. http://thejunefox.com

Location

f i r s t d r a f t
116-118 Chalmers St.
Surry Hills NSW 2010
t: +61 (0)2 9698 3665
http://firstdraftgallery.com

open hours:
Wednesday to Saturday
12-6pm