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A Sense of Wonder

BY Kat Koutsis | 02-Jul-2019
A curated exhibition by Contemporary Art Awards. A Sense of Wonder. Sharing the same title as its theme, 'A Sense of Wonder' (2019) is an exhibition emphasising the wonders and curiosities that exist around and within us. The visual manifestations presented below have the ability to move us beyond the every day in thought-provoking ways.
Venue: Contemporary Art Awards
Address: Brisbane, Australia
Date: 2-30 July 2019
Web: https://www.contemporaryartawards.com/exhibition-a-sense-of-wonder
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A Sense of Wonder
Photo credit: Michael Dyson
'Backyard', acrylic on canvas, 90 x 60cm, 2018
Sharing the same title as its theme, A Sense of Wonder (2019) is an exhibition emphasising the wonders and curiosities that exist around and within us. The visual manifestations presented below have the ability to move us beyond the every day in thought-provoking ways.

The ideas captured in this exhibition range from viewing an ordinary urban backyard with a renewed sense of awe; contemplating the vastness of space; observing nature on a grand scale or in miniature detail; transforming natures objects into playful expressions; whimsical interpretations of special events in our lives; impressions of an augmented reality; the creation of fantastical creatures; illuminating the effects of make-believe and art-making on children or simply portraying the ocean’s gifts that are washed on to land.

By viewing the world with a renewed sense of wonder⁠, it can offer a simple and innocent fascination with the things that already exist in our daily lives and capable of breathing a new lease on life.

- Contemporary Art Awards

Exhibiting Artists:

Karen Benjamin, Tom Christophersen, Jeannie Dolan, Michael Dyson, Julie Hollis, Latesha Houston, GWA (Wade Goring), Silvia A Sellitto, Susannah Paterson and Zorica Purlija.