OFF THE KERB'S NEXT EXHIBITIONS : : BAREK : : EMILY WRIGHT : : BEKA HANNAH : : MICHAEL CAIN

Four new exhibitions open at Off The Kerb Gallery in October!!

Art Exhibition previously on at Off the Kerb Gallery in Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 20 October 2016 to Thursday 03 November 2016
Launch Friday 21 October 2016, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

A World of His Own image Dwellings image Fungi Forest image Ruffled Feathers & Gnashing Teeth image

Published by Off the Kerb Gallery on Thursday 13 October 2016.
Contact the publisher.

FRONT GALLERY : : A WORLD OF HIS OWN by BAREK

A series of paintings and sculptures documenting the people from a newly discovered island in Barek World. Home to a people steeped in mystery, deeply spiritual, yet not unlike ourselves. Intricate weaving, cloaks, beading, charms and spells are used to call upon spirits or the dead. From the tiniest beetle to the tallest mountain – all has a spirit that can be summoned in times of need…

‘He lives in a world of his own’ was a comment left on my school report card by a teacher. For a long time it had negative connotations but now I embrace it.
(I quite like Barek World and I don’t plan on coming back!)

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BACK GALLERY : : DWELLINGS by EMILY WRIGHT

Dwellings is a collection of works interested in the home. Why do we choose to settle in one place? This seemingly universal phenomenon sees many decide to set down roots and attach themselves to a single structure for a significant amount of their lives. Emily Wright explores both what is meant by ‘home’ and the universal desire to find a place to call your own.

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UPSTAIRS GALLERY : :FUNGI FOREST by BEKA HANNAH

With a craft based practice Beka Hannah’s work revolves around a re-imagination of the everyday. In the installation work “Fungi forest” Beka uses scale to explore the viewers engagement with the natural world around us. The giant mushroom forms dwarf the viewer and invites them to think of mushrooms in a new and unexpected way.

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SIDE GALLERY : : RUFFLED FEATHERS & GNASHING TEETH by MICHAEL CAIN

Ruffled Feathers & Gnashing Teeth intends to explore the nostalgia and sense of longing we have for simpler times. Times when colours seemed brighter, things looked bigger and an ice cream on a hot summer’s day was magical. Works layered together using acrylic washes, aerosol and pencil will transport the viewer back in time, connecting them with long-lost emotional moments and memories that have been consumed by time and the shift into adulthood.

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