Opening reception: September 28, 2017, 6-8 pm. Curator’s walkthrough with Lizzie Muller: 5:30 pm.
A Working Model of
the World explores
the human impulse to model. It asks how we use models to contemplate,
experiment, invent and teach. The
exhibition emphasizes ‘model’ as a verb, showing that modelling is an activity
that unifies all
human beings – from children rolling dough to ecologists predicting rising
artists in the exhibition, from Australia, New Zealand and the United States, examine the practical and symbolic work that
models perform and the small worlds that models create, inviting a conversation
between different forms of material thinking.
Featured artists are Brook Andrew, Corinne May Botz, Ian Burns,
Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Kate Dunn, David Eastwood, caraballo-farman, Emily
Floyd, Andrea Fraser and Jeff Preiss, Glen Hayward, Jo Law, Palle Nielsen,
Kenzee Patterson, Sascha Pohflepp & Chris Woebken, Karolina Sobecka, and jackie sumell.
by Dr. Lizzie Muller (UNSW Art & Design) and Holly Williams (The Curators’ Department).
Developed and Presented in
partnership with UNSW Galleries, Sydney, the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center,
and The Curators’ Department, Sydney.
more information on the exhibition, including the Sydney edition, visit: www.workingmodeloftheworld.com
This project has been assisted by the
Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and
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