Isabella Ivos


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The swing-set is a recreational object found in parks and playgrounds, with its origins dating back to Ancient Greece where it was used by women as a leisure activity.

Exploring minimalism and post-minimalism, and, as these movements intersect with perception, material reproduction and personal narrative.

Finding a navigation between influences, pushing and pulling of thought processes between self and context, a female protagonist, and the minimalist movement.

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“How striking it seems in retrospect that during the 1960’s and 1970’s, the physical presence of women’s sculpture so often served to conjure absence: its materiality haunted by ghosts. In other words, the absence so often conveyed by these objects can only follow from the achievement of presence.”
— Anne M. Wagner

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