COMA Sydney

To hell + back on the hero’s transformative journey for Master of Three Worlds at COMA, Aug 4 – Sep 10

1 August 2017

The Master of Three Worlds group exhibition is on at Sydney’s COMA gallery, opening August 4 and running to September 10.

The show explores new developments, friendships, adaptations and ways in which “practice expands and changes over time,” and includes work by Seth BirchallChristopher DayEugene Choi, Mason Kimber, Jason PhuTom Polo and Marian Tubbs

The exhibition title references The Hero’s Journey narrative template in which “a protagonist is exposed to unexpected hardship and trial and returns to their initial setting having completed a transformative journey.”

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Quake II (2014). Exhibition view. Courtesy Marian Tubbs + Arcadia Missa, London.
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Various personalities + complementary notions in A Screen of Flesh at COMA, May 26 – Jun 23

24 May 2017

The A Screen of Flesh group exhibition at Sydney’s COMA gallery, opening May 26 and running to June 23.

The show features work by Nicholas CheveldaveWill CookeTschabalala Self and Athena Papadopoulos and is defined by the press release as “an exploration of complementary notions: attitudes towards the human body as a physical object and organism, and the various personalities and lives that inhabit the flesh.”

Exploring subject matter from stereotype, media, relationships and emotion, the works deal with the complexity of the body itself and how it is mediated in ‘contemporary thought.’ The exhibition is put on in conversation with Dominik Mersch Gallery, who are showing work by Meng-Yu Yan in Occulere and Lucas Davidson in I am a Strange Loop.

Visit the COMA website for details.**

Athena Papadopoulos, ‘The Great Revel of Hairy Harry Who Who: Orgy at the Onion Cellar’, (2015). Installation view. Courtesy of artist + Les Urbaines, Lausanne.



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