How to Talk with a Mountain
Paper Mountain Gallery, Northbridge
7th October – 19th October 2012
Curated by Anna Dunnill
Exploring the mythology and cultural attitudes that swirl around mountains and high places, How to Talk with a Mountain presents a vertiginous journey upwards, presented by seven Western Australian artists who delve into geology, geography, cosmology, and exploration.
Artists: Sheridan Coleman, Benjamin Forster, Jessica Herrington (UK), Tony Nathan, Rebecca Orchard, Nien Schwarz and Kate-Anna St Valentine.
How to Talk with a Mountain is presented as a part of the AWESOME International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things.
Photographs by Paper Mountain and Sheridan Coleman
Topoglossary, 2012, Sheridan Coleman, gouache and acrylic on board
Topoglossary: Cairn, 2012, Sheridan Coleman, gouache and acrylic on board
The Virtual Window, 2012, Sheridan Coleman, mixed media and model electrics
The King of the Mountain, or Urban Ascent, 2012, Sheridan Coleman, acrylic on photographs
Children’s Illustrated Landscape, 2012, Sheridan Coleman, watercolour on board