International Archives 1st half of 2015
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Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain is an exhibition of works by artists who address relationships to the natural world, reframing the natural world as an ecological system that is co-
Exhibition 7 February -
Ciarán Ó Dochartaigh, Point Douglas rehab, 2015. Mixed media. Courtesy of the artist.
There are artworks that reference psychoactive plants (Ciarán Ó Dochartaigh, Melanie Bonajo), the automations of Swedish forestry production (Edward Clydesdale Thomson), environments of spiritual enrichment (Veit Laurent Kurz) and morphologies of animal, vegetable, and mineral form (Gemma Anderson). These artistic approaches do more than take the natural world as a passive and addressable "thing" or mute reference. Instead, the natural world is understood here as an active system with incorporating powers of its own. Alongside works by contemporary artists are a selection of prints by photographer Karl Blossfeldt (1865–1932)—close-