20 July - 12 August 2017
ALTERNATING CURRENT SPACE, 248 High Street, Windsor, Victoria
Repurposed materials operate two, three and sound dimensionally in Node. Painted and drawn elements shift to become controllers, joysticks, buttons. Painting, embroidery, natural surfaces trigger digital events jarring the viewer's relationship with traditional materials and displacing the viewer's expectations.
Node is an experiment which attempts to build on my sound performance and visual practice which have mainly remained separate.
Tina Douglas 2017
9 May - 4 Jun 4 2017
HAWTHORN ARTS CENTRE
Town Hall Gallery, community wall, Hawthorn Civic Space, Cnr Glenferrie and Burwood Roads, Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Exhibition launch Saturday 13 May, 2-4pm. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
Douglas produces large paintings that explore grids in a meditation on structure and decay. They are complex and layered, and their abstracted quality allows for free interpretation by the viewer. Their scale also creates a physical impact in the space, enveloping the viewer and drawing them into a tension between confident support and unravelling uncertainty.
15 March - 1 April 2017, Five Walls Projects, Level 1/119 Hopkins St, Footscray
Douglas' series of paintings act as a testing ground for emergent relationships between three-dimensional sculptural structures and two-dimensional mark making.
Creating physical disturbances on the flat plane of her paintings, Douglas investigates methods of breaking up the rigid spatial constraint of the flat canvas by working with removable modules, demarcated areas and non-objective assemblages. Douglas likens the geometric assemblages in her paintings to small engines, creating chaos within the structural painted grid that has become a central focus of her recent work. By navigating the painted grid with clusters of sculptural elements, Douglas lets chaos erupt in the form of an arbitrary visual rhythm.
Five Walls exhibition notes March 2017
March 16th - April 1st 2017, 5 Rankins Lane, Melbourne
Melbourne Artists Lily May Waters, Tina Douglas, Kari McInneney-McRae, Jess Milne and Emily Raubenheimer.
In the week following International Women's day join us for the opening of 'Her Way', an exhibition that focuses on the work of female artists living and working in Melbourne.