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Installation view of the Dreamhome: Stories of Art and Shelter exhibition in the new building at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, featuring Samara Golden 'Guts' 2022 © Samara Golden, photo © Iwan Baan

Dreamhome: Stories of Art and Shelter

8 Apr 2023
Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) 3 Dec - 10 Sep 2023

Her eyes are closed. She leans over the table. She listens to her lover play his harmonica. Rapture remakes her features, a labour of quiet intent. On her plate, an untouched lobster. On his, a carcass. Three empty cans of Budweiser. The sum of her efforts reversed in a few stray gestures, the one-sided calculus of heterosexual relationships. Two people share one table. But their realities diverge.

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