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Remo Giuffre
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Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

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Janet Laurence

Artist | Visiting Fellow UNSW Art & Design

Sydney, Australia

Generally thinking:

Global Issues
Sustainability & Environment
Arts & Entertainment
Creativity & Design
Body, Mind & Science

My tags:

ActivismArchitectureArtClimate ChangeCultureEnvironmentFilmFoodHealthScienceMuseumsPhotographySustainabilityTravelVisual Arts

Very good at:
+ seeing and revealing the relationship between things
+ Bringing attention to the plight of the natural world through art

About me & my work:

I am an artist based in Sydney working nationally and internationally.

My work addresses our relationship to the threatened, natural world. . . Working in varying mediums,creating immersive environments that explore interconnections and fragility in the living world Works are site specific (into landscape and into architecture) as well as within gallery and museum spaces.

A recipient of both a Rockefeller and Churchill Fellowship, I was a Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW, on the VAB Board of the Australia Council and am currently Visiting Fellow at COFA NSW University, and on the City of Sydney Public Art advisory Panel.

My work has been included in many curated survey exhibtions nationally and internationally and I have regular solo shows as well as public commissioned works and collaborations including The Australian War Memorial Hyde Park, London; Tarkine for a World in Need of Wilderness Macquarie Bank London, In the Shadow, Sydney 2000 Olympic Park; Waterveil, CH2 Building for Melbourne City Council, Elixir, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Japan; and Memory of Lived Spaces, T3 Terminal Changi Singapore Edge of the Trees Museum of Sydney Memory of Nature AGNSW.

My links:

Arc One Gallery | Representing me in Melbourne

The Fine Art Society | Contemporary | Representing me in London

The Cat Street Gallery | Representing me in Hong Kong

Janet Laurence | Website containing works

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