This week’s gallery picks confront the instability in our world, lives and self.
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1. Threads of thought from diverse disciplines and intellectual perspectives are woven together through Krysten Cunningham’s work, with theoretical physics, traditions of craft, formal sculptural considerations, and notions of cultural hybridity all playing a part at Pomona College Museum of Art
2. Katherine Mann’s process starts with pouring inks and water, and then allowing the stains to dry. Mann then builds on these signaling marks to create an entire ecosystem combining disparate textures to produce a jarring vibrant environment at gallery nine5
3. Sherin Guirguis investigates post-colonial themes of political, cultural and social dogma and feminist activism within the framework of the Egyptian diaspora, both in the public and private spheres. Delving deep into the building blocks of culture and identity, specifically from the approach of a diaspora artist, she presents her interpretation of what it means to be defined by the transformative events of the moment at The Third Line
4. Robin Cameron is fascinated with the concept of productive failure, a territory of proposed conflict in which something— an object or an idea— that in itself is a lost cause, can find new significance at Lefebvreet & Fils
5.remix. post. connect. explores the impulse to manipulate, present or exchange aspects of self, through artworks in a range of media. The exhibition acknowledges that identity is unstable, and that one’s sense of self is informed by multiple, often competing, influences, including heritage at The University of Queensland Art Museum
6. Incorporating themes of memory and illusion, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov’s work commonly plays with the concept of a dual reality at Pace