found 50s doll’s house, light

40 cm x 60 cm x 31 cm

Photography: Peter Whyte

Like curious passers-by, our gaze is drawn irresistibly to the interior through the uncovered windows. The shadowy spaces are empty but eerily illuminated, suggesting something hidden from view shifting the viewer from a position of comfortable recognition to an unsettled anxiety. 

Bryony Nainby, Senior Curator (Contemporary Art) Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, excerpt from catalogue essay


The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Brighton, Victoria

11 January – 26 February 2012