Monoculture

Tamsyn Challenger

- 01 Aug - 26 Sept 2014
- Basement Galleries and throughout buildings

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This exhibition by political artist Tamsyn Challenger comprises elements of habitual performance, viral infiltration, a small farm, feminine identity and the impacts of social media; drawing parallels between historical modes of control and mass cultivation. These themes inform an installation that seeks to link earlier forms of human suppression by pseudo-sexual torture with cultural homogenisation on a global scale. The sculpture is highly coloured, using the trademark blues of Facebook and Twitter, and some of the objects are decorated with text taken from social networks.