Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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Spoof, irony, angst and affection in Souvenir show

     In colloquial speech, to souvenir something means
to steal it. This is the drift of some of the objects created for
Souvenir, an exhibition at Watch This Space, the Space's show for the
Alice Desert Festival. It "explores the wilds of central Australia via
the imagery of keepsake". KIERAN FINNANE reviews.

Pictured above: Shaken, Rattled and Rolled by Jane Leonard – souvenirs of life-changing moments instead of geographical places.

Slideshow: Alice Springs – Bleeding Heart
Central, detail of map by  Franca Barraclough and  Beth
Sometimes • Cultural AppropriApron by Hannah-May Caspar • The Sorry
Souvenir Phenomenon, detail, by Beth Sometimes • Toile de jouy – The
fabric of life, detail, by Mel Darr • Littel Well by Jane Young • "I've
been to Alice Springs but I've never been to me" by Jane Leonard
• Shaken, Rattled and Rolled by Jane Leonard • A Keepsake for the
Local by Kim Webeck • No Snow Dome – The East Side Pole (left) and No
Snow Dome – Flynn's Grave, both by Dan Murphy.

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