Decorating Loos – Curated by Marrickville Art Lab (under the ATVP Emerging Curators Mentorship Program). AT THE VANISHING POINT CONTEMPORARY ART, Newtown 3-20th June 2011.

Title of Artwork:

 A Moment of Contemplation

Produced: June 2010/ Medium: Paper collage, pins / Dimensions: variable

Continuing with the over arching practice investigation: drawing as the central activity to my art practice. Inherently I undertake to explore the formal concerns of drawing – structure, colour and line.

Utilising the actions of collage, sculpture and installation I generate drawn visual narratives.  These visual narratives are ephemeral, site-specific and transpose personal ideas of space, history, myth, movement, memory and feeling.

For the project ‘Decorating Loos’ I undertook to explore the architectural confines and volumes presented by the compressed space of a toilet cubical. The drawings inspired by the Lascaux cave paintings, where composed and installed directly onsite over a 3 day period

For the duration of the show I installed a stool into the toilet cubical and invited guests to close the door, sit down and contemplate.  (The drawings, the show or their navel!)

About Susannah Williams

Visual artist exploring the visual nature of sound.
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