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Beastly Careless

Donna Ritchie explores the processes of migration, displacement and discovery
entwined with the search for belonging
and home.

Through her monster creations, Donna forms a partly autobiographical depiction of movement through various locations familiar to Tasmanians, and some less so. We trace the journey of these allegorical monsters and their eternal search for the “right spot” – a place of belonging. From South Hobart, all the way to Cradle Mountain, the search and engagement with various locations are explored.

Using a mixture of models, large scale photography, and mixed media, we are given a glimpse into the imaginary journeys of the monster, Martha and her family, exploring migration, movement, disruption and location, themes that are universal to us all.


EXHIBITION DATES: 
Friday 20 April – Wednesday 30 May 2018
9:00am – 5:00pm weekdays / times TBC weekends

OFFICIAL OPENING: 
Friday 27 April 2018, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

MOSAIC WORKSHOP with Donna Ritchie
Saturday 28 April 2018, 10:00am – 3:00pm
COST: $80 per person (all materials included)
For further information and booking please email donnatasmania@gmail.com


Image Credits: Donna Ritchie

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