Nicholas Mangan

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Nicholas Mangan: Limits to Growth

This catalogue accompanies the survey exhibition Limits to Growth, which has been jointly developed by Monash University Museum of Art(Melbourne), the Institute of modern Art(Brisbane), and Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art(Berlin). The exhibition and accompanying publication bring together four of Mangan’s most significant works of the past seven years. Nauru-Notes from a Cretaceous World(2009-10), A World Undone(2012), Progress in Action(2013), and Ancient Lights(2015), with a new commission, Limits to Growth(2016).

Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, Executive Directors, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Charlotte Day, Director, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; and Krist Gruijthuijsen, Director, Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin.

Publisher Sternberg Press

Date 2016

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Nicholas Mangan: Notes from a Cretaceous World

The publication documents and discusses four major works of Nick Mangan from The Colony, 2005, The Mutant Message, 2006, A1 Southwest Stone,2008 to the current work, Nauru, Notes from a Cretaceous World, 2010. The in-depth essay by Shelley McSpedden discusses Mangan’s ongoing exploration of numerous themes, including: the rise and fall of civilizations; systems of knowledge; the animal qualities of our collective behaviour.  

Publisher The Narrows

Date 2010