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CUOROSENSA: A Reverse Archaeology

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

In Cuorosensa, the artist’s bold, energetic and confident mark-making coheres into recognisable Luccio-esque themes — we see his Eiffel Tower, his Trojan Horse, his meditations on the myths and figures of classical antiquity — but closer inspection reveals a canvas of interlocking postcards with tantalising glimpses of the messages they once conveyed.

Perspective

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

This mixed media series looks at the way in which society lives under the power and influence of the various media outlets, whose published material has decidedly far-reaching effects on how we think, look and feel.

Drift

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

“Drift” explores the state of mind where our consciousness drifted away to a difference place, wondering, imaging, and perhaps just thinking of nothing.  Mind drifting breaks you away from the present moment and free your mind to a different world.

Crawling Through the Dust of Life

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

With densely textured surfaces creating movement and space, the work is suspended somewhere between the metaphysical and material. While referring to the natural world the images ultimately evoke otherworldliness and suggest an internal process of revelation.

Venus Virgin Tomarz

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The audacious and electrifying conceptual photography of Robert Earp focuses on
the ‘surreal realness’ of transgendering with Venus Virgin Tomarz – Named after
Earp’s ‘divalicious’ collaborator and muse.

King & Wood Mallesons Contemporary First Nations Art Award

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

In its second season, the Award is a biennial competition established by KWM to promote and encourage the highest standard of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice in Australia.

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