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"One of the most exciting and fearless young artists around," Sebastian Smee, 2007

Art Exhibition previously on at BLOCKPROJECTS in Flinders Lane precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 19 June 2008 to Saturday 12 July 2008

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Published by anonymous on Thursday 26 June 2008.
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what is an elusive artist. His work presents a disturbing but compelling fascination with mortality – in particular his own. Drawing on his mundane day job as a casual library assistant, what explores the potentially horrifying effects of mediocrity and apathy.

The centrepiece of this exhibition is titled Self Check-Out Terminal – a hospital bed with a chainsaw mounted where the patient’s neck would lie – it is amusing as it it alarming. In this, his first solo exhibition in Melbourne, what delivers a collection of works that will intrigue and unsettle – curious as the man himself…

Location

4/289 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000