Fiona Hall. "Medicine Bundle for the non-born child". Hall's choice of material, and the way she uses it, is critical to her art. It speaks to us because it engages with contemporary life in intriguing ways, created from an Australian perspective. Hall deliberately transforms ordinary everyday objects to address a range of contemporary issues such as globalisation, consumerism, colonialism and natural history.
See Fiona Hall's Amazing Animal Sculptures at Documenta 13 | Artinfo
Shot Through. The first installment of the macabre trophy menagerie being exhibited at Documenta 13 in Kassel, Germany in 2012. A 21st C hunter’s den. An A-list of near extinct guests on the United Nations IUCN Red List. A small gathering of nations in its own right: Californian Condor, Australian Night Parrot, French Dragon Fly, Japanese Cat, Mexican Axolotl, New Zealand Kakapo. Camouflaged, in a fashion, as in nature, in the military uniform de jour.
War is bad and animals are dying: Fiona Hall at Heide Museum
Review of the exhibition of Fiona Hall at the Heide Museum of Modern Art by the art writer Naima Morelli
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Heide Museum of Modern Art is a unique combination of art, architecture, social history and landscape just twenty minutes from Melbourne's CBD. With three galleries, stunning architecture and fifteen acres of gardens and sculpture park to explore, there is something for everyone at Heide.
Fiona Hall: Cell Culture & Leaf Litter, 2002
Fiona Hall's exhibition comprises the first showing in Sydney of two major recent works: Leaf Litter and Cell Culture. Leaf Litter is an ongoing series of two hundred gouache paintings of botanically-specific leaves on foreign paper currency. Cell Culture is a collection of animals and plants constructed out of clear glass beads and white Tupperware containers, all housed within a large museological display case.
Mentorship project with Fiona Hall
© Fiona Hall I've just received word that I'm about to get to do a project with a big fat lifelong hero of mine... the wonderous Fiona Hall. I recently applied for Experimenta's new Media Art Mentorship scheme - basically you outline a project that you want to do within the realms of site-based and public art, and nominate an appropriate mentor to oversee your work, to give input and generally allow you to harass them on the finer points of artmaking... © Fiona Hall I was unsure if Fiona…
Fiona Hall: Fiona Hall, 2005
Fiona Hall’s exhibition at Roslyn Oxley9 will feature three major new installations, Tender, Scar Tissue and Understorey, recently exhibited in the major retrospective of Hall’s work (curated by Julie Ewington) at Queensland Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of South Australia.