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Genius loci

The landscape is a rich starting point for the exploration of a broad variety of topics. From the connection to Country of Australia’s First Peoples through to the contemporary re-imagining of what a landscape is, artists celebrate the beauty, power and fragility of the natural world. In this exhibition the artists share a common interest in landscape. Working with glass they respond in a variety of ways to challenge the viewer’s perception of what is often regarded as a stylistically rigid genre.

Janet Laurence Natural

Janet Laurence Natural History (Landscape and Residues Series), 2008 glass vials, botanical specimens, wood, steel, polished aluminium mirror 150 x 200 x 50 cm NFS Photo: Adam McGrath 26 | GENIUS LOCI | 5 APRIL TO 3 JUNE

Exhibition partners Canberra Glassworks is supported by the ACT Government through artsACT and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Major Sponsor Exhibition accomodation partner Wine partner Cover photo: Adam McGrath 27 | GENIUS LOCI | 5 APRIL TO 3 JUNE