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The Big Picture: portrait of an art's centre

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Keating, M, The Big Picture: portrait of an art's centre, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania (2018) [Published Creative Work]

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Official URL: https://www.salarts.org.au/event/three-portraits-p...

Abstract

Megan Keating is a Hobart based multidisciplinary artist who explores installation, animation and more recently multimedia performance. Through these mediums she develops new ways of re-contextualising paper cutting and stencil making. For the Three Portraits commission, Megan drew inspiration from European paper cutting traditions, where a grand narrative is constructed through a centralised motif underscored by elaborate decorative designs of trees, flowers as well as stylised figurative vignettes. These traditions tell complex stories about everyday life and are often displayed on windows or over doorways in village homes. For the Three Portraits work Megan constructed her motifs from SACís archives of creative activities as well as historical records, aural histories and architectural drawings.

Item Details

Item Type:Published Creative Work
Keywords:Salamanca Arts Center, narrative visual representation
Research Division:Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual Arts and Crafts
Research Field:Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Arts and Leisure
Objective Field:The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
UTAS Author:Keating, M (Dr Meg Keating)
ID Code:131241
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2019-03-08
Last Modified:2019-05-14
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