Showing at Craft Victoria till Saturday June 9th.......
Crumbling Ecology, 2012.
last work to emerge from the now ‘devolved’ Monash Ceramic Studio,
Crumbling Ecology is a large ephemeral installation made from over
35,000 hand made porcelain geraniums.
the brink of crumbling, the porcelain geraniums embody the story of
their makers- the artists, teachers and students directly impacted.
Porcelain is a material known for its strength; using the material in
this way comments on the loss of educators and the knowledge their hands
pass on. Commenting on the beauty and integrity of craft that is soon
to be lost, the ecology unable to regenerate, sits within a tenuous
space. The outcome of the work and its value will be determined by the
Viewers are invited to take a leaf and pay what you think it is worth.
work has been made by Jasmine Targett with the assistance of over 100
volunteering artists, crafters, students, teachers, curators and
creative fellows in Victoria and New South Wales.
The Makers –
Targett, Sharon Clues, Sally Cleary, Rebecca Mayo, Anthony Conway, Caroline Brandt,
Jacinta Richardson, Stephanie Watson, Thomas Ryan, Atika Fraval, Janice
Kent-Mackenzie, Rebecca Norris, Phoebe Norris, Shelley Grayden, Susannah
Larritt, Cat Finnerty, Ian Wadley, Rebecca Delange, Adele Macer,
Annette Martin, Julia Storey, Wen Shobbrook, Annie Quail, Elise Sheehan,
Naomi Troski, Ri Van Veen, Lucy Hall, Sophie Harle, Ella Leoncio, Susan
Frisch, Georgia Lancaster, Rosanna Cladwell , Kobie Nel, Ulla Britta
Westergren, Kathryn de Jesus, Di Richardson, Jenna Wilson, Gabbie Hoff,
Beka Hannah, Pauline Meade, Carmen Couche, Yanrong Wu, Simone Steel,
Suse Scholem, Sinead Kennedy Tammy Warner, Annie Dowd, Miriam McGarry,
Sari Harris, Sharyn Masson, Kristen Miller, Dee Strandly, Rachel Berry,
Jacqueline Vermer, Cindy Leech, Declan Donald, Friederike
Heinsdorff-Neill, Kim Davis, Sue Lawson and Laura Elphinstone.
Rossler, James McCallum, Bridget Kennedy, Corrine Fisher, Hannah
Fisher, Emilie Fisher, Jude Belnick, Maddy Ghosh, Ximena Tapia, Zeynep
Bayraktar, Canbora Bayraktar, Rose Daridis, Brooke Thompson, Beau
Thompson, Lucie Macany, Zoe Brand, Melanie Ihnen, Nina Still, Tilly
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