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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 Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate.

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

Fragments

Saskia Scott


05 August 2017–26 August 2017

A personal exploration of loss that draws directly on Saskia’s own experiences following the death of her mother in 2011, ‘Fragments’ captures both the physiological experience of grief and individual mourning in contemporary Australian society.

Presenting a very personal experience of catharsis, ‘Fragments’ follows a technique of dipping clothing items into black porcelain slip and firing the result so only clay remains. A process that closely mirrors that of cremation, each piece is hung or laid flat, referencing the absence of body and highlighting its loss.

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  • Saskia Scott is an artist and curator based in Adelaide, South Australia. While she trained formally as a ceramicist, her work practice is diverse and spans from conceptually-grounded sculptural works to functional design. In 2016, she undertook a residency at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China. Saskia currently maintains a studio at The Mill. – www. saskiascott.com