Tag : Installation

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So, it is not really the surreal but the ‘real’ that interests me. The ‘very real’: the ordinary and the way that our notion of reality is conceived. There is no better place to question reality than in the ordinary.

Leandro Erlich in conversation with Alanna Heiss, ‘Leandro Erlich: Swimming Pool: Immersed in Reverse’, P.S.1 Newspaper, Fall 2008.

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In my installations, the functional aspect of architecture either no longer exists or has been altered completely. Daily spaces — the architecture we take for granted — are very often where my work starts. The spaces I create become a poetic fiction for the viewer. Symbols and metaphors are hidden in doors, cabinets, living rooms, mirrored rooms, or inside a swimming pool.

Leandro Erlich in conversation with Alanna Heiss, ‘Leandro Erlich: Swimming Pool: Immersed in Reverse’, P.S.1 Newspaper, Fall 2008.

21st Century: Art in the First Decade
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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot ‘from here to ear (v. 13)’ 2010

This morning members of the Queensland Finch Society released the 50 finches that will occupy Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s installation from here to ear (v. 13) 2010.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot ‘from here to ear (v. 13)’ 2010

This morning members of the Queensland Finch Society released the 50 finches that will occupy Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s installation from here to ear (v. 13) 2010.

21st Century: Art in the First Decade
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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Leandro Erlich ‘Swimming pool’ 2010

Our workshop team continues the detailed build on Leandro Erlich’s Swimming pool 2010 — a trompe l’oeil sculpture of the most ambitious scale, in which a gallery space is transformed into a swimming pool, complete with timber decking, ladder and lapping water.