Jon Cattapan’s debut exhibition with Dominik Mersch Gallery presents two related but visually diverse sets of paintings. In his ongoing ‘Imagine a raft’ series he uses, as a starting point, simple digital photographs of hard rubbish collections to present interwoven structures and objects that have a more open meaning.
The found objects are assembled in his paintings as ‘rafts’, which float in his compositions to explore identity and memory of time and place.
Dominik Mersch Gallery
March 29 to April 30, 2012
Jon Cattapan, Hard Rubbish, 2011, oil and acrylic on linen.
Courtesy the artist and Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney.