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New works on paper

 

In her newest works on paper Vaxevanidou explores a kind of existential narrative. One characterized by the terror of euphoria. These painting drawings; highly colourful in registers of pink, green and yellow; conjure a theatre of rooms in which Vaxevanidou has situated deliberately naïve, child-like drawings of people. These stick figures, so at variance with her classically perfected weavings of real sitters, come from a psychological place – a memory palace of hauntings and trauma. Read more..

Juliana Engberg | Curator Australian Pavilion Venice Biennale 2019