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Shifting Symbols

Three young artists from Melbourne, Beijing and London, seek to reassign meaning to objects, form and typologies, creating slippages in process and perception


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Agatha Gothe-Snape

MELBOURNE

Heavy Reading, 2013, from the series "Powerpoint Catalogue" (2008-), Microsoft PowerPoint file,
endless loop, unlimited edition. Photo by Jessica Maurer. Courtesy the artist and The Commercial Gallery, Sydney.


Like many conceptually inclined artists, Agatha Gothe-Snape is a shape-shifter. She observes accrued symbols, fantasies and myths, drawing on her knowledge of places and people, only to return that material back to her viewers. Elements of her…

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