Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library 182-186 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North VIC 8 February to 5 May 2019
Spectra is an immersive photographic installation at Bargoonga Nganjin that formalises both an expanded and compressed notion of landscape.
Spectra pulls the viewer into a fluid, gravity-free space in which to contemplate our place within the system of universal space/time/place/matter. What is offered is a shifted scale of vast territories, molecular energies and entropic disorder.
The work depicts time, space and place when the idea of the landscape is viewed in terms of pure matter. Objects float with a sense of shifting dimensionality, containing endless physical potential and mass, referencing terrestrial/extra-terrestrial landscapes and mindscapes. Space sensed rather than understood.
Call Numbers of readings on quantum physics, landscape art, philosophy and more, for all ages and experience, float within the image providing a bridge between the aesthetic experience of the artwork and new scientific, philosophical learning.
THIS WEB JOURNAL OFFERS AN EXTENDED READING OF THE WORK THROUGH WEB-LINKS, READING SUGGESTIONS, IMAGES, NOTES AND RANDOMNESS. THINK OF IT AS A LOOPING ARTIST TALK.
2019 City of Yarra Exhibition Program Supported by Yarra City Arts, Yarra Libraries and Colour Factory