Past Residencies  

Louise Paramor

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For this exhibition Melbourne artist Louise Paramor has transformed IASKA gallery into an odd and enthralling space decorated with large paper sculptures and amusingly impertinent found objects. The show presents an array of remarkable works, such as a hand-made, 40 meter long snake, a huge paper lantern and a collection of "naughty" bath towels from the red light districts of Eastern Europe. The general effect is strangely alluring as the interior of the gallery is filled with what appear as fantastic party decorations, kitsch merchandise from an adult shop and textual allusions to Mills & Boon novels. The most striking aspect of the show, however, is the sheer quality of Louise Paramor’s seemingly delicate yet imposing sculptures. They are elegant, carefully hand-crafted objects that combine formal perfection with references to notions of fantasy, romance and sensuality.


  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