Any visitor to Nicola Hooper’s Zoonoses exhibition will be immediately confronted by a gigantic mosquito and a gigantic tick hanging by fishing line from the ceiling. The idea behind these models, according to the artist, is to bring a sense of sublimity to these tiny creatures so that their new stature corresponds with the fearful awe they might inspire as carriers of death and disease.
click on the link to read Art Guide Australia journalist Barnaby Smith’s full preview