New paintings from Brisbane-born, Berlin-based mostly artist Karla Marchesi (beforehand highlighted below). “Sugar Fever Dream” is a collection of hyper-pure, Article-Humanist landscapes that give an enticing feeling of abundance coupled with the lingering menace of about-indulgence if consumed all at once. Here Marchesi’s penchant for the nonetheless everyday living style runs up towards the violence and vulnerability of our modern-day age as her perform attempts to tackle what it usually means to be human at this present instant of late capitalism and existential climate crisis:

“With an air of affirmative nihilism and a playful aesthetic of excessive, Sugar Fever Aspiration is a counter vision to Western believed at the top of anthropocentrism. In a waking nightmare of interspecies revenge, this assortment draws 17th century Even now Everyday living and Vanitas traditions into a Up to date post-world-wide-web landscape. Employing Ecohorror tropes, Artwork Historical references, semiotic and autobiographical things, Marchesi provides a variety of Continue to Lifes that pulse with life. Nonhuman entities are protagonists embodied with company, motion, menace and want: from the skies of the heavens to the depths of the ocean floor.”

See much more pictures from “Sugar Fever Dream” down below or on screen at Nicholas Thompson Gallery in Melbourne until eventually May well 15th.

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