Ever ancient, ever new
Level 1, 309 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne
February 22 - March 11, 2017
Tentatively, I unlatch my front gate, chocking it open with a stone.
A little fearfully, I leave my front door wide, and screen door unlocked.
The table set, old wine is left to breathe, and fresh bread to cool,
for all to take, ignore, or savour.
Initially undertaken as site-specific installation upon the ruins of the 13th century Church of the Cross (Korskirken), May 2016 in Oslo, Norway, Ever ancient, ever new explores the effects of an openness to vulnerability, and its capacity to induce harm, humility, and healing.
Many thanks to Lucia Murnane, Neil Shurgold (Rubicon ARI), and André Piguet (exhibition documentation).
Each work on wood panel:
( ) Station, 2016, acrylic on Japanese Magnolia, 30x20cm.
Each work on glass:
Stolen/gifted painting, 2017, acrylic on glass, 30x20cm.
Acrylic in floor cavities.
First Station, Stolen/gifted painting, and stone.
Permit, exhibition sheet, and stone.
Second Station, and stone.
Third Station, Fourth Station, and stone.
Fifth Station, litter, plastic bag, and nippers.
Sixth Station, and stone.
Seventh Station, Eighth Station, and (the) stone (that the builders rejected).
Ninth Station, and stone.
Stolen/gifted painting, and stone.
Tenth Station, and stone.
Eleventh Station, Stolen/gifted painting, Twelfth Station, Thirteenth Station, and Fourteenth Station.