George Egerton-Warburton

George Egerton-Warburton in ‘Love in Bright Landscapes’ at PICA

George Egerton-Warburton’s Raw Factory / Drugs / Echo no no no me, 2017– 21, mixed-media installation is included in Love in Bright Landscapes, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, curated by Annika Kristensen.

Raw Factory / Drugs / Echo no no no me is a mixed-media installation engaging sight, smell and sound. A reprisal of an earlier work, Paddock Addiction (2017), previously shown at Los Angeles gallery Château Shatto, the work centres around a handmade fountain joyously spurting forth pink foam. Despite its alluring bright colour, the substance signifies the highly toxic agricultural crop marker used to demarcate an area where pesticide has been sprayed. A reference to the agricultural histories of both the cities of Perth and Los Angeles, the fountain is also suggestive of the chemical dopamine, issuing ‘hits’ to the brain.

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George Egerton-Warburton in TarraWarra Biennial 2021: Slow Moving Waters

George Egerton-Warburton’s new installation, Some words/concepts/moods (kitchen sink drama), 2021, is currently on view as part of the TarraWarra Biennial 2021: Slow Moving Waters. Sequestered within the museum’s storage cavity, the work explores the radical attraction of the withdrawal of one’s labour and its awkwardness for the productivity and efficiency mandated by capitalist ideology. The exhibition continues until Sunday 11 July.

George Egerton-Warburton at Shoot the Lobster, New York

Penal Café marks George Egerton-Warburton’s first New York solo exhibition.

Penal Café
Shoot the Lobster, New York
5 April – 12 May, 2019