Judith Wrights work has the power to surprise and, perhaps, perplex viewers. Wright is known for her severe, near minimalist works. She is also known as a video artist. Wright joins cool pure abstract statement in an unlikely combination with the noisiest figurative medium, television. It should not work, but, through a calculated legerdemain, it does. But it is not exclusively through contrast that Wright achieves her effect, but something more subtle: a twist here, a tweak there, to pull each distinct element into precarious balance and counterbalance. With a contrapposto of media, scale, and surfaces, Wright creates some of Australias most original and compelling works.
EXCERPT FROM MICHAEL DESMOND ESSAY
An excerpt from the Between and One Dances video is now available in Streaming Quicktime Format.