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Libation, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2008

Libation, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


Kindle, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2008

Kindle, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


Raft, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2008

Raft, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


Sweep, Installation (Performance Art), Maree Bracker Jan 2006

Sweep, Installation (Performance Art), Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

ARTIST STATEMENT The museological space was used as a stage for conceptual, visual and corporeal collisions in order to interrogate relations between strangeness and intimacy. Using quotidian ‘found’ objects and images, ‘reception practices’ were re-imaged as ‘engagement’ practices through a number of specific strategies. Firstly by inviting potential audience members to ‘donate’ objects, secondly, through the use of everyday forms; thirdly through an easily recognized & historically located, graphic style; and lastly through accessible text like the title of the work. The apparent certainties evoked by the familiarity of these elements, was investigated through processes of re-contexualisation and aestheticization.


Grip, Installation , Maree Bracker Jan 2006

Grip, Installation , Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


Hurd, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2004

Hurd, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


Entelechy, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2004

Entelechy, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

ARTIST STATEMENT This project seeks to align Medieval Aesthetics with phenomenology through explorations of ‘acts of courting’ as a creative strategy. Drawing upon formal and formalised courtly encounters, production and reception are imagined as performative practices enacted through moments of aventure: moments when the random and the preordained might meet.


Forensic Silence, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2004

Forensic Silence, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

ARTIST STATEMENT Practices of collection and taxonomy and the fora in which ‘truth’ claims are made are explored in this work. Phenomenological correspondences between sound / silence and mass / void are used to question how materials are named and materiality is practiced. This project was both in response to and arose from, previous PhD research.