Highly regarded Tasmanian artist Vicki West continues her deeply rooted cultural exploration through an immersive installation in Adelaide Central Gallery. Working with kalikina (bull kelp), West explores concepts of ecology, environment and cultural connection to Country. This extraordinary work will transport audiences through sound, light, projection and woven sculpture.
Image: Vicki West, Trawlwoolway people, Tasmania, Plamtenner/gathering (detail), 2013, bull kelp, kangaroo skin, wallaby skins, tea-tree, string; Installation view, string theory: Focus on contemporary Australia art, Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013. Image courtesy the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art, photo: Alex Davies.