Milan Milojevic: Room of Wonders - Art Collector

Nocturne, 2017 Digital print 130 x 59cm.

A room of wonders is a series of prints comprising of imaginary flora and fauna based on the Jorge Luis Borges book titled The Book of Imaginary Beings, published in 1967, which has been a catalyst for his work over the past two decades exploring contemporary cultural identity and the complexities of a cross-cultural position.

The imagery is informed and inspired by the aesthetics and visual language developed by16th, 17th,18th and 19th century engravers and naturalist artists. The intention is to generate a sense of wonder and curiosity, yet this wonder is accompanied by the uneasy knowledge that the world created is a dystopian one.

Milan Milojevic, lives and works in Hobart. Tasmania, he was appointed by UTAS in 1981; 1987 to June 2012 he was head of the Printmaking Studio, Tasmanian School of Art .

Milojevic has exhibited nationally and internationally and has held regular solo exhibitions over the past three decades and contributed to group exhibitions throughout Australia, USA, UK, Europe and Asia. Currently he is exhibiting at the Rosny Barn as part of Dark Mofo with an installation titled Wunderkammerama.

Exhibition opens: 3pm-5pm, Sunday 18 June 2017
Exhibition closes: 2 July 2017
Location: Colville Gallery, 91 Salamanca Place, Hobart, TAS
Contact: +61 362 244 088

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