Review on Justin Spiers ‘The Sides of my Intent’ by Franky Strachan printed in the ODT 14/6/12

It is near impossible to stand unmoved by A Gallery’s current exhibition. Perth-based artist Justin Spiers is a photographer with the capacity to translate intellectual conceptions into visual metaphors with rare fluency. The subject-matter of his collection is animals in captivity and the discussion is the space between the viewer and the viewed. The photographsContinue reading “Review on Justin Spiers ‘The Sides of my Intent’ by Franky Strachan printed in the ODT 14/6/12”

TRANSFORMED review by James Dignan Printed in the ODT 19/1/12

The title of Benjamin King’s exhibition at A Gallery carries multiple layers of meaning. On the purely prosaic level, “Transformed” refers to the recycled material used by the artist for his art. The title also refers more spiritually to the biblical themes touched on in the exhibition, and the eternal conflict between the soul andContinue reading “TRANSFORMED review by James Dignan Printed in the ODT 19/1/12”

COSMIC DRAMA by Gavin Bertram printed in D scene 20/04/11

Dunedin artist Sharon Singer says there is research involved in her work-even though it may happen in a haphazard manner. “Nothing happens in a vacuum, but it’s more by osmosis “, she says of her reading and internet delving. “I’m totally addicted to National Geographic and I think they inform a lot of the work.”Continue reading “COSMIC DRAMA by Gavin Bertram printed in D scene 20/04/11”

SOIL Review by Naomi Boult

Sharon Singer’s solo show, the aptly named Soil, seems to be a departure from the general tenor of a gallery’s earlier exhibitions, as well as from her own well-developed style. Singer’s works, which have in the past been densely populated by her own personal lexicon of mythical archetypes, are now almost entirely uninhabited. Instead, theyContinue reading “SOIL Review by Naomi Boult”