Erica van Zon
Murky Waters Murky Horizons
6th May –
Recent work by Wellington based artist ERICA VAN ZON made while 2014 artist in residence at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. "My sculptures are re-makes, fakes and abstract representations of things in the world around me...I take inspiration from literature, film, TV, other artworks, my past and my daily life. I notice these objects, let them sit with me for a while, and then have an overwhelming urge to re-make and re-mix them with my own aesthetics and knowledge"
David Eggelton described the work in "Dogwood Days" at the DPAG as "...Warm and fuzzy, or else repellently stickiy-icky, they are deliberately borderline kitsch, but at the same time possess a subtle, fairy-tale quality as enigmatic emblems that harbour echo-chamber resonances." (David Eggelton, Art New Zealand magazine review, page 39, issue number 153, Autumn 2015)
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