2022 Exhibitions

Fiona McMonagle – That’s Bunny

The rabbit, the bunny, in America has a sexual meaning; and I chose it because it’s a fresh animal, shy, vivacious, jumping – sexy. First it smells you then it escapes, then it comes back, and you feel like caressing Continued

Sam Gold – Wet from a moonlight swim

Having feet is correlated with walking, but I can walk on my hands if I want to…[1]

Sam Gold’s fingertips trace the cliffs of Hallett Cove. Step by step, mark by mark, layer upon stratified layer, they traverse its … Continued

Sally Bourke – Tempest

“A tempestuous noise of thunder and lightning heard.”
– Act 1, Scene 1, The Tempest, William Shakespeare, 1607-1611

Sally Bourke’s Tempest is about love, loss and weathering the storm. In the same way that Shakespeare plunged his audiences into the … Continued

Jess Taylor – Primordial

Primordial /prʌɪˈmɔːdɪəl/

adjective

existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval. basic; fundamental.

Primordial is a collection of works borne out of a mining of personal experience. As I leave the stage of life ruled by the creation of … Continued

Kate Just – Protest Signs

Artist Statement

PROTEST SIGNS are a series of intensively produced, hand-knitted pictures of protest signs mounted on canvas and wooden boards. Each picture or sign forms a knitted homage to a real image of protest the artist has collected on … Continued

Min Wong – Purple Haze

Artist Statement

Purple haze is an ongoing investigation into acts of ritual, spiritual intent and mediated spaces within domestic settings. Purple Haze adapts interior design strategies to sculptural forms to make them into functional objects in which the viewer can … Continued

Paul Davies – 12 Frames

Tony Garifalakis – Future History

Artist Statement

The works in this series, first begun in 2017, take their starting point in pre-existing, printed imagery that is sourced from contemporary interior design manuals and hotel brochures. Garifalakis digitally manipulates the originals to create beguiling and seductive … Continued

Bridie Gillman – Quiet of day

Artist Statement

Quiet of day has been made in response to a feeling. Each work draws from a specific moment where I experienced a sense of letting go, of calm rushing over me, of exhaling out the day and breathing … Continued

Zaachariaha Fielding – Kuwari – Now

‘Kuwari – Now’ by Zaachariaha Fielding

Kuwari – Now is Zaachariaha Fielding’s first solo exhibition, proudly presented by Hugo Michell Gallery. Fielding is a multi-disciplinary art originally from the Mimili Community in the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, currently working out … Continued

Julia Robinson – The Beckoning Blade

Artist Statement

The Beckoning Blade is my love letter to folk horror and in particular Robin Hardy’s 1973 film The Wicker Man. The Wicker Man has long been influential in my practice but in this exhibition it comes to … Continued

Yarrenyty Arltere Artists – We are from Mparntwe, our ideas are from here and so is our art

Artist Statement

“You mob are in the city maybe looking at our work. Thinking about our work with your city heads. We are in Mparntwe thinking up ideas. Thinking about people who drink tea from a billycan and birds who … Continued

Nyunmiti Burton – Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters Songline)

Nyunmiti Burton was born in Alice Springs in 1964. She grew up in Pukatja (Ernabella) with her parents where she attended school. After completing her final school years at Yirara College in Alice Springs, Nyunmiti moved back to Ernabella and … Continued

Marc Etherington – Strange days indeed

Sydney Contemporary

William Mackinnon – Night Thoughts

Bulthirrirri Wunuŋmurra & Binygurr Wirrpanda – Yirrkala – Next Wave

Amy Joy Watson – Goodnight air

2021 Exhibitions

Narelle Autio – Place In Between: The Changelings

“And though you beckon and play, we will not stay here long. We will snatch back the child who trusts too far to your song.”

Judith Wright

Excerpt: Seven Songs from a Journey; VI Sea-Beach

 

Disappearing into deep water … Continued

Neon – Kate Just, Jamie O’Connell, Min Wong

Richard Lewer – Richard’s Disasters, a true story

A friend once told me I dine out on other people’s misery.

They were referring to some of the more unusual or extreme interviews and immersive research I’ve undertaken when starting a new body of work.
I have told the … Continued

Honor Freeman – Sunlight for a pandemic

This timely body of work continues my exploration into the poetic potential of the simple and ubiquitous bar of soap. A small yet quietly powerful object that has gathered heightened meaning during the last 12 months. Using the mimetic qualities … Continued