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Emerging artist Abigail Giblin
explores attitudes towards death
in contemporary western society
through floral installation.

noun [origin: French, fem. of immortal]
1.     any of various plants that retain their colour when dried. Also called: everlasting flower.

Immortelle is part of an ongoing investigation into the relationship between flowers and death within western society. Treated as a taboo topic, there are few conversations about death and limited rituals for mourning. Immortelle explores the cultural desire to restrain and deny natural decay, combined with the transience and fragility of flowers.

Friday 6 December 2019 – Thursday 30 January 2020

Daily Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am – 3:00pm
Sundays CLOSED
Opening Hours for the Christmas / New Year Period TBC.

Friday 6 December 2019 @ 6:00pm
Exhibition to be opened by Lisa Campbell-Smith, Head of Engagement at Contemporary Art Tasmania

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Saturday 14 December 2019 @ 11:00am

Abigail also has an installation in the Lightbox throughout December 2019 – January 2020 of the same name : Immortelle [Lightbox]

Image Credits: Abigail Giblin, (detail) 2019

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