Fiona Davies, Blood on Silk: Surviving the Night, 2021, Video Still This image is from a long form video work that is one of the components in an upcoming installation. Here anonymised individuals with their face fully or partially hidden from facial recognition software queue for who knows what.
Detail from the new work – ‘Coughing Up Blood’.
Fiona Davies Coughing up Blood ( Detail) 2019 silk paper, aluminium, found objects and light, 300 x 600 x 600(h)cm. Photo Credit: Pamela Kleemann My mother's slightly yellowed tupperware container has become the makeshift Xray reader in this desolate, isolated space within the gallery at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre.
Fiona Davies – Coughing up Blood, 2019
https://resilienceintimesofadversity.com/fiona-davies-coughing-up-blood-2019/ This link will take you to my work on the Resilience in times of adversity website. Curated by Vivienne Dadour the exhibition is at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and runs until the 29th September.
Start of the install – Site 1 at the State Silk Museum Tbilisi.
Before the weaving starts and the pattern becomes complicated the strength of a simple black and white stripe carries the day.
Woven Architecture – July at The State Silk Museum in Tbilisi.
Preliminary Ideas - white, off white and black
Explorers catalogue now available online as pdf
The exhibition Explorers Narratives of Site in Contemporary Art Practice closed on Saturday with the launch of the catalogue documenting the works and contextualised by an essay by Dr Jacqueline Millner. A low- res version of the catalogue is available online at this link https://explorersnarrativesofsite.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CATALOGUE-EXPLORERS-FULL-v3.pdf
New video of three views of the third iteration of the work Last Seen.
https://vimeo.com/241351957 Photo credit Alex Wisser
SCA New Materialism Research Cluster Symposium at Casula – Aug 23rd 11 a.m.
The Space of the Biomedical Body Symposium // Wednesday 23 august This symposium will investigate the intersections of contemporary art and medical science practice within and around the biomedical body. Bringing together artists, curators, researchers and scientists, this cross-disciplinary symposium will focus on the dynamic research, creative potentials, emotions and challenges inherent in working [...]
Blood on Silk: Last Seen, 2017, site specific, silk, video, metal and found objects as installed in the Turbine Hall and Turbine Galleries at Casula Powerhouse, Sydney, Australia from 21st July 2017
Blood on Silk: Last Seen – Exhibition Details
Exhibition Launch: Friday 21 July, 6 - 9pm EXHIBITIONS: BLOOD ON SILK: LAST SEEN 22 Jul 2017 - 17 Sep 2017 | 10.00am - 5.00pm Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre presents its inaugural Turbine Hall Commission, Blood on Silk: Last Seen by established Western Sydney artist, Fiona Davies. For this new work Davies will transform the [...]