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All that glitters, an egg-shaped field of crumpled gold confetti medallions, mines connotations of luxe and indulgence implicit in the vogue for faux metallic party-ware decorations – contradictory when applied to the cheap, disposable and ‘temporary’ nature of the product – and a potent commentary for our time on the transience of personal and political excess and greed.

Barbara Dowse

All that glitters, showing in Contemporary Female Photo-Artists, curated by Barbara Dowse, Artereal, Sydney, 2 - 24 August 2017


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Silk 3, 7 and 10, now showing at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Silk 3, 7 and 10, now showing at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra


Sugar (candy boxes) and Sugar (party plates), showing in X/I, curated by Barbara Dowse, Artereal, Sydney, 2 March - 2 April, 2016 Installation photo by Zan Wimberley

Sugar (candy boxes) and Sugar (party plates), showing in X/I, curated by Barbara Dowse, Artereal, Sydney, 2 March - 2 April, 2016

Installation photo by Zan Wimberley


Candle showing in #YOLO, curated by Rhianna Walcott for Artereal, Sydney, 3 - 27 June 2015 Installation shot by Zan Wimberley

Candle showing in #YOLO, curated by Rhianna Walcott for Artereal, Sydney, 3 - 27 June 2015

Installation shot by Zan Wimberley


Party 7, 9 and 11, showing in Madwomen in the Attic?, curated by Dr. Maria Kunda and Dr. Mary Scott, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, March - April 2015

Party 7, 9 and 11, showing in Madwomen in the Attic?, curated by Dr. Maria Kunda and Dr. Mary Scott, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, March - April 2015