8 months ago
 

TOMORROW'S NEST // NO VACANCY GALLERY // FEB 2016 Tomorrow’s nest is a collection of woven vessels and sculptures created with rope reclaimed from the ocean. This work reflects on the concept of home, and considers the influence we have on sculpting our environment. Here is part of the story... During one unmemorable moment in the history of the world, an idea requiring a vast collection of [...]
 
1 year ago
 

THE ROPE SHUFFLE // FROM HOBART TO MELBOURNE // AND BEYOND // Here I was, entirely buzzing out on life... I had just spent 10 days in Hobart, the good part of 7 had been spent wrestling funk riddled rope at the Tip Shop, WWWF style. Hang on a minute? Pause. Let’s get some perspective. You are in fact reading the words of a possessed artist type person, who does appear be foaming at the mouth in el[...]
 
1 year ago
 

TASMANIA // GOING OUT WEST // WITH SOUTH WEST MARINE DEBRIS CLEAN UP // Tasmania’s South West is a place that you feel small. A place that rearranges you so your bottom jaw rests on your toes, as you look around in awe. The rugged and majestic coastline and fractured cliffs that have lurched out of the sea aeons before, send ones eyeballs into a feeding frenzy. Greedily I try to devour all the dar[...]
 
2 years ago
 

FUTURE SANDS // OPENING NIGHT // MELBOURNE // In true sardine style, Friday night saw a bunch of friends and friendly strangers, squeeze their way into the two skinny front galleries at BSG to take a peek at my latest work. The dry tentacles of Melbourne's noncommittal summer crept in to occupy the cracks between us, and after about an hour, people were mistaking the air-conditioned space for a sa[...]
 
2 years ago
 

Future Sands explores the impact of wayward consumerism and its constructs. Looking at tiny details that are often invisible in our daily lives, I see clues to our internally and externally constructed landscapes. Through drawings, collected marine debris, and sculpture, I reflect on consumerism on an individual, social and environmental level. Where does this modern addiction find us today, and h[...]
 
2 years ago
 

This thought-provoking and beautiful exhibition by Jess Leitmanis explores consumerism on an individual and environmental level. What does this modern addiction mean for the individual of today, and the individual of the future? Using a combination of sculpture (comprised of plastic beach debris) and ink drawings, this exhibition takes a look at the reality of our choices and how they play out in [...]
 
2 years ago
 

Wax Off, Byron Bay. Check the full gallery over at Monster Children.