Past Residencies  

Mud Maps
October – December 2002

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Bibo's work exposes the structures behind the everyday. She observes our surroundings with a keen and curious eye, often to reveal systems in culture with a critical humor. Out of wonder at the beauty of these seemingly superfluous systems, she composes photographs, videos, texts and found material into systems of her own.

Bibo enaged the Kellerberrin community to produce an exhibition examining the contrasting views and perceptions local residents have of themselves, of other people and of the place in which they live. The artist worked with a large number of adults and children from different social backgrounds focusing on their everyday lives and exploring their thoughts and feeling about the place and community. She also engaged a number of city dwellers from Perth, asking them to elaborate on their views of rural life. In the exhibition the artist juxtaposed and contrasted this material using a variety of different media such as video, drawings, photography, assemblages of objects etc.

A section of the exhibition addressed the relationship between the town and the surrounding landscape. Bibo researched and analysed the colours that characterise the natural environment of the Wheatbelt to create colour schemes to be used in an imaginary redecoration of the town’s buildings. The artist also organised a bus tour of the town and surroundings that took visitors to sites of special significance to the community.


  Long Distance Relationship : Regina Walter & Raquel Ormella : Claire Conroy (page1, page2) : Neville Gabie (page1, page2) : Gregory Pryor : Bennett Miller : Nigel Helyer : Juliane Stiegele : PVI Collective : Gerson Bettencourt Ferreira : Christina Abad : Lucas Ihein : Kirsten Bradley : Bruce Slatter : Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin : Noah Shilkin & ReBecca Miller : Raquel Ormella : Ian Birse & Laura Kavanaugh : Tom Nicholson : Hayden Fowler : Wilkins Hill : Anna Nazzari : Matthew Hunt : Izabela Pluta : Sean Cordeiro & Claire Healy : nat&ali : James Lynch : Andrew McQualter : Andreas Kaiser : Moon Joo : Simon Levin/ Laurie Long : Jenny Watson : Bibo : Lotte Konow Lund : Roland Boden : Gillian Dyson : Shigeaki Iwai : Louise Paramor : Trevor Richards : Miriam Stannage : Umberto Cavenago : Alex Spremberg : Markus Mußinghoff : Robert Frith : Heinrich Lüber : Kate Daw : Virginia Ward : Berndt Höppner : Salvatore Falci : Matthew Ngui