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29 July – 10 September, 2016 Opening: 29 July, 6-8 PM “Contemporary Monsters” Marian Tubbs

Press Release:

“The existence of what we call images of things [is] a sort of outer skin perpetually peeled off the surface of objects and flying about this way and that through the air.”

(Book IV, 24). Lucretius

Documentation:

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

"knowing when to go to bed", 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

“knowing when to go to bed”, 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

"untitled", 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

“untitled”, 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

"untitled" (detail), 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

“untitled” (detail), 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

"It's a crush thing", 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

“It’s a crush thing”, 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

"ascendence in flow", 2016, copper, gel wax, clay, 152 × 17.5 cm

“ascendence in flow”, 2016, copper, gel wax, clay, 152 × 17.5 cm

"ascendence in flow" (detail), 2016, copper, gel wax, clay, 152 × 17.5 cm

“ascendence in flow” (detail), 2016, copper, gel wax, clay, 152 × 17.5 cm

"ascendence in flow" (detail), 2016, copper, gel wax, clay, 152 × 17.5 cm

“ascendence in flow” (detail), 2016, copper, gel wax, clay, 152 × 17.5 cm

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

"to be brutal is to stand out" (detail), 2016, copper, gel wax, breakable glass, plastic, 55 × 55 cm (pair)

“to be brutal is to stand out” (detail), 2016, copper, gel wax, breakable glass, plastic, 55 × 55 cm (pair)

"they are not lost in space they are loose", 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

“they are not lost in space they are loose”, 2016, digital print on vinyl, acrylic, 50 × 60 cm

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

"a very silent director" (detail), 2016, copper, digital print on vinyl, 2 apple model trees 145 × 17.5 cm

“a very silent director” (detail), 2016, copper, digital print on vinyl, 2 apple model trees 145 × 17.5 cm

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

Marian Tubbs “Contemporary Monsters”, installation view, Minerva, Sydney, 29 July — 3 September, 2016

"i'm a writer, i'm a writer, i'm a writer", 2016, artist frame, foam, balsa wood, copper hook, pigment print on silk, 82.5 × 72.5 × 22 cm

“i’m a writer, i’m a writer, i’m a writer”, 2016, artist frame, foam, balsa wood, copper hook, pigment print on silk, 82.5 × 72.5 × 22 cm

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters” (detail), 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters” (detail), 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds

“Contemporary Monsters”, 2016, two-channel digital video, jelly shot glasses, gel wax, car air freshener, sheepskin, enamel paint, cereal, rubber mat, LED lights, computer tower, 11 minutes, 19 seconds