Susan Gourley aims to destabilise the consumerist impulse through paradox, mimicry and repetition. In A Consumer’s Guide to Unobtainable Happiness Gourley uses waste materials to reproduce the textural qualities of faux tableaux French inspired patisseries, both mimicking and questioning a culture built on mass consumption.
SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER –
TUESDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2018
Floor Talk and Morning Tea:
10am Saturday 13 October 2018
Image: Susan Gourley, A Consumer’s Guide to Unobtainable Happiness 2014 –15, recycled cardboard, polystyrene, and paper, plus modelling paste, adhesive, synthetic polymer paint, glass, paper and wire. Courtesy of the artist.