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Kings Artist-Run provides a location for contemporary art practice, supporting distinctive experimental projects by artists at all stages of their careers.
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KINGS Artist Run acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate.

We offer our respect to Elders both past and present of the Kulin Nation and extend this offer to all Australian First Nations people.

Domain

Katie Eva Ryan


03 September 2016–24 September 2016

Domain is a site specific installation composed of cast and constructed elements. Domain explores the delicate space that exists between subjective experience and the concrete world. Abstracted forms engage with the architecture, questioning what we perceive and from what vantage point we perceive it.

Domain seeks to investigate the ambiguity of our surroundings. A wall has two sides, but also an inside, a top and a bottom. Beyond this physical variety lies the open-ended multiplicity of one’s perception of a space. Our experiences are mediated by our cultural and personal histories. When we perceive a wall it is constructed out of every past experience that has led up to this encounter.

There is a space between me and the world and there is a space between me and you. Domain is an exploration into this space.

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  • Katie Eva Ryan was born in Ireland and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at The Victorian College of the Arts. Ryan’s practice takes the form of installation, sculpture and video. Her work explores memory, perception and the subconscious. Ryan has exhibited at Bus Projects (2017), KINGS Artist-Run (2016), Yarra Sculpture Gallery (2017), Margaret Lawrence Gallery (2015) and was the recipient of the Rob Ramage Sculpture Prize in 2016.