Kitty Calvert Assemblage Sculpture Exhibition at Red Gallery 14th April - 2nd May, 2021
Address: 156 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North, Victoria
Date: 14th April, 2021
Time: 6pm to 8pm
We invite the viewer to reflect on the potential journey each piece has made to its final resting place. In today’s world where things are designed with obsolescence in mind, we find there is a hankering for things that last. Sometimes these are things from our past….maybe things we let go of years ago or things that were lost or misplaced as our lives evolved and we “grew”.
Where did all those things go? Why are they now considered rubbish to be consigned to the tip, the garage or at best the op shop!! Such things of beauty, often so carefully and artfully constructed at a time when things were made to last.
Often when we discover one treasure, we have no idea how it will combine with the others to create its new persona. It comes together in an almost magical process as one piece “speaks” to another and another until we see the unfolding possibility of the sculpture. It makes us laugh and share stories and sometimes even feel a little sad. Ultimately there is such joy in the process of creating as each Kitty rises from the collection of found and gathered objects and appears in its new form, with a new lease of life, a new personality and a brand new spirit.