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Installation view. Izabela Pluta, Variable Depth, Shallow Water (2020), silver gelatin photographs, pigment prints on aluminium, dye-sublimation prints, polyester waddling straps, two-way acrylic, aluminium, polyester resin, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, 2022. Image courtesy the artist, UNSW Galleries and Gallery Sally-Dan Cuthbert. Photo: Daniel Boud.

Izabela Pluta: Nihilartikel

19 Feb 2022
UNSW Galleries 15 Jan - 6 Mar 2022

In 2018, Izabela Pluta went diving off the coast of the Japanese island, Yonaguni, where the Pacific Ocean meets the East China Sea in a stretch of powerful currents. Since that trip, Pluta has drawn on the physical experience of deep-water diving and its disorienting effects on sight, using it to influence her approach to perspective—-both literally and conceptually. The sensation of being disoriented underpins the work currently exhibited at the UNSW galleries, under the title Nihilartikel.

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