The Age Review: The Otolith Group, Xenogenesis

Buxton Contemporary’s current exhibition, The Otolith Group: Xenogenesis, has been featured in a round-up of ‘the best of gallery offerings’. Tiarney Miekus writes in The Age article,

The most captivating video, Sovereign Sisters, 2014, appears as a ghostly hologram of women in flight around a rotating orb: it’s a hauntingly ambivalent scene of global connection. Installed with a sci-fi aesthetic, the exhibition’s underlying premise feels like the strongest point: in an alienating world, the only tenable position for introspection is the alien itself.

Read the full article via this link. 


Image: Installation view, The Otolith Group: , Buxton Contemporary, The University of Melbourne 2020, with 2014 (detail), Courtesy of the Otolith Group, © the artists, photography Christian Capurro⁣


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