Special Collections blogger Bianca Arthur-Hull speaks to two contemporary artists.
The University of Melbourne’s Print Collection recently received a new donation through the Cultural Gifts Program: Dawn…’til Dusk, a 2010-2011 diptych by contemporary Australian artists Rosalind Atkins and eX de Medici.
‘til Dusk…Dawn began while both artists were on residence at gallery and arts facility The Art Vault in Mildura, where they have spent many years. When Atkins returned to her home in Melbourne and de Medici to Canberra however, their collaboration continued long-distance. They sent the copper printing plates of ‘til Dusk…Dawn back and forth between their two cities by Australia post and communicated via phone and email. Continue reading “Recent donation Dawn…’till Dusk shows the potential of collaborative works of art”