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The Aquatile Series at Tanks Arts Centre

Posted in Local Area & Events @ Dec 9th 2015 4:36pm - By Administrator
Aquatile Exhibition

Get your dose of contemporary art at the Tanks Arts Centre as Parisian artist Laure Colomer shares her skills and exhibits her plaster sculptures from January 15 to February 24, 2016.

The Parisian artist is fascinated by the line between the world of animals and humans, the transition between night and day as well as sleep and insomnia which can be seen in her Aquatile series. In here, she worked with animals that becomes a sort of mirage along with the element of darkness.

One of the sculpture in the series is called Sky Island where a large shark sails majestically into the distant waters. On its body, a myriad of stars are projected making it seem like it is slowly moving in the dark water. Another is the Ouroboros, a snake biting its tail or a 'tail devourer' which symbolises immortality or eternal life. Lastly, Sink a giant octopus made of fabrics and latex. It is suspended and is being carried away by invisible water.

The exhibit launches on January 15 at 6pm and will be available for viewing from 9am to 4:30pm on weekdays while 9am to 2:30pm only on weekends.

If you want your kids learn to sculpt, Tanks Arts Centre will be having a workshop – Sculpting Giant Insects with Styrofoam & Plaster. Learn how to use styrofoam and plaster to create your own your own giant insect sculpture from none other than Parisian artist Laure Colomer!

This workshop is open for kids 4 to 12 years of age. Take note that parental supervision is required. Workshop starts on January 19 and 20 from 10am to 12pm for kids aged 4 to 7 years and 1pm to 3pm for kids aged 8 to 12 years.

For more information and bookings, email [email protected] or call 0432 469 364. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity. Plan your next holiday on Cairns now and book a stay in our Trinity Beach Apartments.

Trinity Waters Holiday Apartments offers bright and modern Trinity Beach beachfront apartments, a range of superb facilities, and easy access to Tanks Arts Centre.

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