Pulmonary Aspiration, 2018
Silk fabric, dyed in Fanta
Edition of 15
Approximately 45cm x 35cm, unframed
Former residency artist Sriwhana Spong has produced a beautiful limited edition exclusively for Gasworks.
Pulmonary Aspiration is made of brightly coloured silk fabric that has been dyed in Fanta. The work draws on the use of common food items in Balinese culture as daily offerings—transforming everyday foods into mediums of contact with the sacred.
The work considers the power of collective experience by acknowledging these consumed substances’ effect as being at once both toxic and joyous.
Originally from New Zealand, Sriwhana Spong lives and works in London. Recent exhibitions include: a hook but no fish, Pumphouse Gallery and Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand (2018); Im Wintergarten, daagalerie, Berlin (2015); 24 Frames per Second, Carriageworks, Sydney (2015); Sights and Sounds, The Jewish Museum, New York, (2015); Art Basel Hong Kong Film Sector (2014).
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Gasworks regularly produces editions with artists involved in its exhibition and studio programmes. These beautiful and affordable limited edition artworks are generously created for Gasworks in close collaboration with artists. All editions are exclusive to Gasworks and are signed and numbered by the artist. Proceeds from the sale of these works directly support our programme, generating vital funds to ensure that we can continue to support emerging artists to research, develop, make and present new work.