New Zealand/Balinese artist Sriwhana Spong's new exhibition in New Plymouthexplores a unique language used by a medieval female German mystic and abbess, Hildegard von Bingen. She's added some new elements to the show a hook but no fish, during her time as the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery's 2018 artist in residence since it was first shown in London...
A new exhibition inspired by a secret 12th-century language created by a German mystic has opened in Battersea. Through her paintings, the artist Sriwhana Spong explores the relationship between language and sounds. Sriwhana Spong : a hook but no fish is on at the Pump House Gallery until April.
The Australian War Memorial invited five New Zealand and five Australian artists to each create an artistic response to World War I (1914–19). These videos record the responses, thoughts, working processes, and printmaking techniques of the ten artists as they develop their prints in dialogue with Australian master printmaker John Loane.
Today, the video for Martin Creed’s Princess Taxi Girl Part 1 was released, off of the artist and musician’s newest album, Thoughts Lined Up, which came out last week on Telephone Records. Creed’s balloon-heavy exhibition The Back Door is currently on view at New York’s Park Avenue Armory through August 7.
Sriwhana Spong explores the way art can draw upon fragments from history to re-imagine a past event or performance. In her digital video work Costume for a Mourner (2010) she re-interprets a dance from an historic Ballets Russes performance. This work featured in the exhibition Collecting Contemporary, June 2011 - January 2012.