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Wilkins Hill : on the cusp of meaning

McNamara, Andrew E. (2010) Wilkins Hill : on the cusp of meaning. Column, pp. 55-58.

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Abstract

If contemporary artworks are often considered to be puzzles or riddles, then Wilkins Hill take this to a new level. Their recent exhibition Windows impersonating other windows, confronts viewers with an extremely ludic configuration: a spa bath full of almonds, towel racks placed before photos of Martin Heidegger distorted in neat grids, a video of a water tower in a Hamburg park, wooden cut-out speech bubbles and monitors that continuously play interviews with the artists themselves. What does it all mean?

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ID Code: 49860
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Contemporary art, Installation, Art history, Interpretation
ISSN: 1835-3487
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Andrew E. McNamara
Copyright Statement: Cannot be reproduced without permission of the author.
Deposited On: 26 Apr 2012 12:04
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2012 12:04

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