MICHELLE HAMER: THIS IS WHAT IT ISN’T MEANT TO BE
Michelle Hamer: This is what it isn’t meant to be - Art Collector
|Michelle Hamer, Changed Priorities Ahead, 2015. Hand-stitching, mixed yarn on perforated plastic, 50 x 71cm. Courtesy: the artist and Fehily Contemporary.|
|Drawn from photographs taken throughout Melbourne, London and New York, Hamer’s works are best described as “hand-stitched pixilation”, where each stitch stands in for a pixel.|
This exhibition takes Hamer’s exploration of her own personal journeys and barriers in relation to
cultural and political edicts and aspirations to a new level, with the slow hand-rendered mark making being a natural progression from hand-stitching.
The gridded use of ink on paper from a distance has a mechanized dot-matrix effect while the stitched pixilation clearly highlights each pixel in time. Time is slowed in her work as everyday moments, taken in an instant, are slowed and hand crafted.
|Exhibition opens: 3-5pm Saturday 11 April 2015|
|Exhibition closes: 25 April 2015|
|Location: Fehily Contemporary, 3a Glasshouse Road Collingwood 3066|
|Contact: 03 9017 0860|