Memento Mori

Curated Group Exhibition

A memento mori is an object that is kept as a reminder of the fact that death is inevitable. The term originates from Latin and translates loosely as ‘remember (that you have) to die’.

Art Exhibition previously on at MAY SPACE in Waterloo precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Tuesday 24 June 2008 to Saturday 12 July 2008

Jonathan Leahey - Mortgaged 2008 image

Published by anonymous on Wednesday 02 July 2008.
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The idea that a work of art can function as a memento mori is a central theme of this exhibition. More broadly however, the artists in this show examine the place of memory in art – art as memorial, as memento and as keepsake.