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.
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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
Art Guide: Mikala Dwyer on mysticism, daydreaming and ‘not-knowing’
Tiarney Miekus recently interviewed Buxton Contemporary Collection artist Mikala Dwyer for Art Guide Australia. On the occasion of Dwyer’s exhibition Bird at Roslyn Oxley9 in Sidney, Miekus writes: Vivid yet mysterious, Mikala Dwyer’s installations connect a...
‘Octopus 21: On Fire’, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 26th June – 15 August 2021.
The works by Buxton Contemporary Collection artists Tracey Moffatt and Gordon Bennett are included in Octopus 21: On Fire curated by Tim Riley Walsh: Octopus 21: On Fire is an iteration of Riley Walsh’s exhibition and publication project On Fire: Climate and Crisis...