GOMA is turning 10 – how sweet! Headlining the celebrations is ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’, featuring over 250 contemporary artworks exploring light, space, architecture and the senses. From brand-new immersive works to large-scale visitor favourites, the exhibition reflects our complex connections to the natural world with an explosion of colour, sensation and spinning delights.
‘Sugar Spin’ also marks the return of Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s musical installation of live finches, From here to ear (v.13) 2010.
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, France b.1961 / From here to ear (v. 13) 2010 / Mixed media / Octagonal structures, each made in maple and plywood, harpsichord strings, piano pins, contact microphones and broadcast system, coat hangers, metal recipients, seeds, water, nests, ground in MDF, sand, grass, finches / Commissioned for ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist / With thanks to the Queensland Finch Society.
‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’
3 Dec 2016 – 17 Apr 2017 | Gallery of Modern Art | Free