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MGA exhibition launch: Life aquatic
Sat. 10 December 2016, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm AEDT
All are welcome at the launch of our summer exhibition:
Narelle Autio | Ruth Maddison | Catherine Nelson
To be opened from 2pm on Saturday 10 December by Cr Rebecca Paterson, Mayor of the City of Monash and Stephen Zagala, Senior Curator, MGA.
This exhibition features the work of three contemporary photographers who plunge the viewer into underwater landscapes where life forms are suspended, interconnected and bubbling with quiet potential.
Life aquatic also features an Underwater garden interactive space for kids, families and adults to explore. Including an immersive installation by Poppies for Grace, floating fish balloons and a coral reef wall constructed of recycled materials which visitors are invited to add to over the course of the exhibition.
Yellow haired girl 2006
from the series New colour works
chromogenic print 58.0 x 86.0 cm
reproduction courtesy of the artist, Stills Gallery (Sydney) and Hugo Michell Gallery (Adelaide)
Girt by sea #4 2003
gelatin silver print 40.5 x 50.7 cm
Monash Gallery of Art, City of Monash Collection
reproduction courtesy of the artist
Submerged no. 01 2015
pigment ink-jet print 75.0 x 150.0 cm
courtesy of the artist, Gallerysmith (Melbourne) and Michael Reid (Sydney)