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Further Reading – 16 March 2015

Further Reading – 16 March 2015

+ READ: I have an article in the current issue of IMPRINT magazine. The piece is titled “Squashings, pressings, and stains: food as a medium in printmaking and works on paper” and discusses the work of Ed Ruscha, Dieter Roth, Martynka Wawrzyniak, and Elizabeth Willing. The research pertaining to the practises of Ruscha and Roth...
Food Artists on Social Media

Food Artists on Social Media

Social media has become a useful tool for artists to share new work, current projects, and upcoming exhibitions. This page serves as a space to collate and collect the accounts of artists working within the niche of food/art as a tool for research and reference. The first part of this list is divided into artists...
Further Reading - 27 January 2015

Further Reading – 27 January 2015

+ VIEW: Claire Anna Waton’s film The Falling, created specifically for Sugar, Sugar, was exhibited in the Video Platform at Art Stage Singapore 2015, on view at Marina Bay Sands from the 22 to 25 January. In her artist statement she wrote, “The Falling continues Claire Anna Watson’s ongoing investigation with food as symbolic of...
Further Reading - 2 November 2013

Further Reading – 2 November 2013

Shelley Miller, Velocity, 2013 (left: day 1, right: day 29) sugar, edible cake decorating inks, 120 x 102.5cm + VIEW: Today is the last day to view Shelley Miller‘s sugar mural Velocity on the facade of the 2 Danks building. Velocity was part of Sugar, Sugar at Brenda May Gallery and has been slowly disintegrating...
Elizabeth Willing - Pfeffernüsse

Elizabeth Willing – Pfeffernüsse

One of the focal points in Sugar, Sugar at Brenda May Gallery is the installation Goosebump, the 7-metre wall covered with over 300 pfeffernüsse biscuits. It took the Brisbane-based artist Elizabeth Willing over a day and a half to create the entire installation and visitors were invited to bite the cookies from the wall starting...
'Sugar, Sugar' at Brenda May Gallery

‘Sugar, Sugar’ at Brenda May Gallery

Using the beguiling substance of sugar as their medium, the ten artists of Sugar, Sugar at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney, engage notions of permanence given the transient nature of the material. With Shelley Miller’s Velocity exposed to all the elements, and slowly disintegrating, on the 2 Danks Street façade and Elizabeth Willing’s Goosebump being...
Mylyn Nguyen - Sweet Tea

Mylyn Nguyen – Sweet Tea

Only one more week until we install Sugar, Sugar at Brenda May Gallery! The work has started to arrive at the Gallery and I am incredibly proud of this exhibition, all of the artists are outstanding. The artwork below is one of the pieces included in the show and I was a bit more literal...
Janet Tavener - Asparagus Pie

Janet Tavener – Asparagus Pie

The Sugar, Sugar exhibition will be installed at Brenda May Gallery in about three weeks and in the lead-up to the show, I will be sharing a selection of the work that will be on view. You can see Mylyn Nguyen’s carved sugar cube in the current issue of Vogue Living. Janet Tavener, Asparagus Pie,...
Sugar, Sugar catalogue

Sugar, Sugar catalogue

The Sugar, Sugar exhibition catalogue is now complete and available for purchase. The 20 page book is available for $5 + postage and if you are interested, please send me an email (mfizell AT gmail DOT com). Payment accepted via paypal only. Alternatively, a digital copy can be purchased for AUD $3 from Payhip. In...
Sugar, Sugar exhibition

Sugar, Sugar exhibition

The artists for the upcoming exhibition Sugar, Sugar have now been finalised and the show will feature ten female artists working with sugar as their medium. The artists include Matina Bourmas, Irianna Kanellopoulou, Judith Klausner, Stephanie Jones, Claire McArdle, Shelley Miller, Mylyn Nguyen, Janet Tavener, Claire Anna Watson and Elizabeth Willing. Works range from carefully...
Now Accepting Proposals for 'Sugar, Sugar'

Now Accepting Proposals for ‘Sugar, Sugar’

I am pleased to announce that I will be curating a second art + food exhibition in October at Brenda May Gallery. We are now accepting proposals from professional practicing artists so please read the exhibition brief below and contact the Gallery with any questions or visit the submissions page for further details. In conjunction with...