Thursday, September 3, 2009

Francis Upritchard at the New Zealand Pavillion

Francis Upritchard at the New Zealand Pavillion
Sculptor Francis Upritchard showed her work in the New Zealand Pavillion at the 2009 Venice Biennale. In this video she talks about her experience.

Drawing facial expressions and body shapes from friends and family, Upritchard sought to create a selection of sculptures deliberately devoid of meaning, in stark contrast to the background of Venice's infamous sculptural history. Interview by Jean Wainwright.

Also, here, you can see her work on YouTube. Francis Upritchard Venice Biennale exhibition virtual tour, presented by her co-curator Heather Galbraith. Video supplied by Creative New Zealand, Filmed by BlueBach Productions. Heather further explains Francis' work and how the sculptures are constructed.