Omnicide examines our everyday cultural practices and habits, and depicts these as geological specimens and museum oddities.
The exhibition highlights societies’ foibles and questions how our epoch will be viewed by future societies, and will they find us culpable for the 6th great extinction event, the Anthropocene?
Artists: Kadri Alekand, Max Ball, Barbara Cotter, Annette Ellson, Blandine Halle, Hannah Jago, Louise Gore Langton, Bethamy Linton, Jill Parnell, Felicity Peters, Brenda Ridgewell, Aaron Seymour, Sultana Shamshi, Jacquie Sprogoue, Claire Townsend, Tineke Van der Eecken, Katrina Virgona, Robin Wells, Alister Yiap, Lynndy Young
Curated by Professor Ted Snell, from work by the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group WA, 'counterpoint' groups their approaches into a dynamic exploration of contrapuntal experimentation.
A new series of annual group exhibitions featuring selected represented and invited artists around a different broad theme each exhibition. This inaugural exhibition features a diverse collection of artists for whom the use of colour, either overtly or restrained is a signature and distinctive hallmark of their practice.