Fri, Nov 20 | Zoom

Longing for Home, online art

Artist Sofie Dieu in partnership with Kingston Arts, the City of Kingston and the Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women Coalition would like to invite you to the online launch of “Longing for Home, Stories of First Generation Australian Women”.
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Nov 20, 10:00 AM
Zoom

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Born in France, Sofie Dieu’s first encounter with art was through church. With a penchant for ritual and spirituality, the artist is best known for her fragile, sombre, and sometimes violent ink paintings and textile works.

 

Poetic and humanist, her practice draws on her journeys to China and Australia. She explores how identity and memory fluctuate according to their immediate environment. Landscapes, people, secrecy, healing, and the dichotomy between light and darkness are some of her recurring themes.

  

Multi-art prizes and award finalist, her work was included in the Sydney North Art Prize, Waterhouse Natural Science prize and the Contemporary Art Award amongst others. In 2016, she worked on the Camperdown Cemetery installation for Sydney Biennale. In 2017, her work will be shown during Vivid and Mental Health Month in Sydney.