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‘Interview With Marion Borgelt’, Jacaranda Press 2010

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Strobe Series

The Strobe works are abstract large-scale paintings referencing waves of bending, twisting light whose vivid bands of colour are a contrast to the subtlety of Borgelt’s earlier work. The rich, intense hues bring a drama to Borgelt’s oeuvre while keeping true to the artist’s ever-present concern with exploration of optical effects. The foundation of this …

Liquid Light

Just like the changing light from morning to nightfall of any day, the Liquid Light works change with the viewer’s movements, each one opening and closing like the pupil of an eye. Every degree of movement reveals yet another image where the game between artwork and viewer endlessly unfolds.

Nothing Is Invisible

Nothing is Invisible exemplifies a perennial theme in Marion Borgelt’s art practice, that of the human place in the cosmos. The work refers to the compelling mysteries of the universe and the human desire for knowledge. Nano-science and astro-science explore the extremes of the natural world in which we live and persistently remind us that …

Tsukimi Series (Glass)

Venetian Tsukimi is an arresting, complex piece, intriguing for its originality and mystery. It comprises of sixteen Murano glass spheres, progressing from pure crystal to solid black and representing the phases of the moon. The full grandeur of the spheres is revealed on repeated viewing, with the layers of silver leaf and crystal gradually revealing …

Lunar

The moon has a powerful allure, brimming with beauty, legend and myth. Its constant presence reminds us of the heavenly bodies beyond our own planet, the vastness of our solar system and the timeless nature of the world we live in. As it orbits the earth, the moon seemingly changes appearance due to its position …