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Poetry of Animals

This exhibition was a poetic celebration of animals, both as metaphor for the human condition (as expressed in the many poems which inspired the artworks) and for the creatures themselves, with ideas explored around experience, curiosity, journeying, growth, exploration, transience and the expression of life and death. The artworks also communicate the delicate balance and bond between human and animal and how this is disrupted via threat and survival in nature.

From the universal to the tiny insect, with seriousness and with humour, the exhibition aimed to convey the cosmic life force and energy which suffuses us all, unraveling ‘[our] place in the family of things’. Work shown with Rowena Scotney and Michelle Cowmeadow.

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