The Other Side Of Silence

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Collective Haunt, Inc.

23 May – 29 June 2019

Photographs by Rosina Possingham

 

Silence insinuates itself as an invisible, empty cloak of almost nothingness when in fact it is anything but… Silence holds you upright and keeps you moving forward… even now, after all of this.

– Selected excerpts from more extensive ramblings jotted down in artist’s diary entry dated 27 February 2017.

 

j4MZuAryInterior view of exhibition space.

 

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Back view of textile works suspended from ceiling.

 

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Melanie Cooper, Guts ache (back view).

 

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Melanie Cooper, Taste the Floor, 2018, acrylic on hessian, 99 x 116 cm.

 

 

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Melanie Cooper, Dodged a bullet, 2019, acrylic on hessian, 97 x 94 cm.

 

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Melanie Cooper, Guts Ache, 2019, acrylic on hessian, 106 x 130 cm.

 

 

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Melanie Cooper, Impetus, acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100 cm.

 

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Melanie Cooper, Nothing beautiful, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 100 cm.

 

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Melanie Cooper, City solace high, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 102 cm.

 

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Melanie Cooper, Rupture, splitting into rapture, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 102 cm.

 

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Melanie Cooper, The other side of silence, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 102 cm.