Three hundred and seventy-seven postcards. Mostly from Australia, mostly from rural and regional areas. Very few novelty inclusions.
Postcards are calling cards, bragging points - both for the destination they depict and for the traveller who has sent them. What does it mean when the destination is less than spectacular?
What does it mean when the postcards are unsent? What aspirations or unrequited wanderlust do they represent?
What relationships can be drawn between them all?
Influences and Points of Interest
- Sophie Calle
- Ilya & Emilia Kabakov
- Gerald Murnane
- Georges Perec
- The Colyer Brothers
A Final Landing
A room that has everything but nothing. Full but so empty.
Hyper-actualisation of the external and internal worlds.
A collection of places. A hoarding of experience or desired experience.
Where to from here?
Explore the story that each tells
What story (fictional) could they be made to tell?
How could the set be utilised as a data set and what interesting abstractions could be made from it?
Further sculptural outcomes - pulp and use as a building resource