WHEN : Until 14th July
WHERE : Metro Arts Gallery
Phoebe McDonald’s practice is concerned with interconnectedness and impermanence, and she has an ongoing interest in light, time, space and perception. She is also interested in cyclic events that occur in the natural environment over time.
The balsa wood constructions in Rise and fall, again sit on the cusp of object and image. While they initially appear to be static, their appearance undergoes continuous transformation. The pieces are three-dimensional and shadow is an important element in the work. These works depended on external elements, such as sunlight, to ‘activate’ them. When shown in natural light, the shadows shift and evolve depending on the angle and intensity of available light.