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Saturday 4 September
10:00am - 4:00pm
76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Other dates
Sunday 5 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Monday 6 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 7 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 8 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday 9 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 10 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 11 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 12 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
Monday 13 September 10:00am - 4:00pm
About this event

4 September - 7 November

JamFactory’s ICON series celebrates the achievements of South Australia’s most influential artists working in craft-based media. Inspired by the symbiosis between science and poetry, Angela Valamanesh’s artworks elicit intrigue and a strong sense of personal investigation as she manipulates seemingly familiar anatomical, botanical and parasitic forms in beguiling and unusual ways. Primarily known for her biomorphic ceramic sculptures, this exhibition also celebrates the artist’s evocative drawings, watercolours, and mixed media works from her developing style of the late 1990s until present.

Historically, links have been made between the human form and plant species, not only structurally but also through language: the family tree, our roots or a severed limb, while early medicine made connections between plants that resembled parts of our bodies and their therapeutic effects on those body parts.

JamFactory ICON Angela Valamanesh: About being here is Angela Valamanesh’s exploration into the interconnectedness of life on earth – between human, animal, and plant beings. This life view, first felt intuitively by the artist, is reinforced through her ongoing research at leading libraries and scientific institutions, both in Australia and abroad.

Curated by Margaret Hancock Davis, JamFactory

Image: Angela Valamanesh, Various friends and enemies No. 6, 2016. Photo: Michael Kluvanek

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