Thistledown, kangaroo fur and termite gnawed wood

Relics, Situational, Kath Fries, 2013

Relics, Situational, Kath Fries, 2013

Something Else 7th March show summary:

Kath Fries solo exhibition ‘Situational’ is an exploration of tactility, temporality and memory through site-sensitive sculptural installations, sculptures, videos and photographs created during a residency at Bundanon Trust last year.

Drifters, Situational, Kath Fries, 2013

Drifters, Situational, Kath Fries, 2013

In interview with Maren, Kath Fries explains the idea of site-responsivness and how it guides her practice. We hear about her time in the landscape at Bundanon Trust, her productivity at magic hour and her use of found and natural materials such as thistledown, kangaroo fur and termite gnawed wood.

Situational, Kath Fries, 2013

Situational, Kath Fries, 2013

Kath Fries also explained her influence from Arte Povera, and the movement of the purpose of the artwork into the realm of the audience and individual memory and associations. The art in the everyday is heightened by the fleeting nature of the relatioship between the individual and the artwork as they coincide on many planes in the space of the Chrissie Cotter Gallery.

Kath Fries
Situational
7 – 17 March 2013
Opening: Friday 8 March, 6 – 8pm
Artist talk: Sunday 17 March, 2pm
Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Pidcock Street, Camperdown
Thursday to Sunday, 11am – 5pm

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