Installations by Serge Spitzer and Choi Jeong Hwa

The 17th Biennale of Sydney has been showing around the city. Cockatoo Island is the main venue and in spectacular Sydney fashion the event is completely free. The former prison and shipyard is now an urban park and displays 120 works by 56 artists. What was most fascinating about this exhibition was the challenging nature of the venue: what is part of the island and what is art? The site hosts amazing industrial shipping remains, and former prison cells and storage buildings are transformed into gallery spaces.

My favorite exhibits were Serge Spitzer's installation 'Molecular', created from recycled steel, and Choi Jeong Hwa's installation created from kitchen colanders. Both exhibits generate a sense of randomness, filling their space organically.

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