Amanda Parer: Intrude
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On the other hand, the rabbit also represents the fairytale animals from our childhood—a furry innocence, frolicking through idyllic fields. Intrude deliberately evokes this cutesy image with visual humor to lure visitors into the art, only to reveal the more serious environmental messages in the work.
The free temporary exhibition features five giant (23 feet high), illuminated, inflated rabbits and culminates November 6 with the NCMA Park Celebration. A global phenomenon, Intrude has traveled to over 30 cities in countries around the world, including Australia, Portugal, England, and Canada.
Amanda Parer, Intrude, 2014, nylon, LED lights, and air blowers, various dimensions, Courtesy of Amanda Parer Studios, Tasmania, Australia
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