BARBARIANS

a collaboration with CAMILLE HANNAH

 

Anastasia La Fey was excited and honoured to, in late 2017, to be invited to collaborate with internationally recognised, award-winning, Melbourne artist Camille Hannah.

The work created in response to Camille's remarkable paintings was included in her solo exhibition - BARBARIANS - and showed at Sophie Gannon Gallery, in Melbourne, May/ June 2018.

 

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Expanding on both techniques and concepts explored in OBAKE - Brutal White, and in her ongoing investigations within the development of THE CHRYSALIS PROJECT, La Fey affected not only the structure of silk cloth through fabrication but also its texture and colour, through natural dye processes, to create MUTAFORMA - an undulating silken structure which continues to invoke her imaginings of cloth as both sculpture and transformative chrysalis as well as evoking the concept that a fully sentient being should wear its nervous system externally.

Camille's installation-based exhibition continues the ideas she established in Milan 2016 in a solo exhibition titled ‘Neuromancer’, and included one of La Feys' inhabitable sculpture MUTAFORMA, existing both as an opening night performance installation work - in collaboration with dancer James Andrews & sound artist Michele Vescio - and as a static sculptural work throughout the duration of the exhibition.

 image : Dan Michael Hindson

image : Dan Michael Hindson

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Barbarians was documented & edited by film maker Zakaria Garmsiri :: sound design by Michele Vescio :: performed by James Andrews