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TOBY ZIEGLER: YOUR SHADOW RISING

IN HIS FIRST AUSTRALIAN SOLO show, presented at Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), British artist Toby Ziegler creates a crucible where thresholds melt away and dualities bleed into each other. His paintings, sculptures and films dip in and out of history to paint a portrait of the strange dystopia-utopia we live in today.

Stepping into the shadowy, subterranean exhibition space of ‘Your shadow rising’ is like entering a portal where the technological mingles with the human in a charming cyborgian dance. ‘It’s a landscape without people, but it’s very human,’

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