SPACES Gallery Closed May 11 - June 14 New Exhibitions Open June 14.

April 16 - June 4, 2021

The Origin of Form

Martha Poggioli

Residency: February 26 - April 23, 2021

Part of Artist-in-Residence

The Origin of Form Martha Poggioli, Circle Type Cosmology, 2019. Digital Collage. Photo: Courtesy of Artist  ID: Drawings of various medical devices form a spiral.

Expanding her ongoing investigation into histories of reproductive technology, Martha Poggioli will partner with the Dittrick Medical History Center and Sears think[box] at Case Western Reserve University during her residency in Cleveland. The culminating exhibition at SPACES will combine research findings alongside new sculptural works initiated during her time at the Arts/Industry Residency in Foundry at Kohler during 2020. The project invites audiences to enter into this rich, nuanced and hidden world and discover these prosthetics of interiority. The Origin of Form was supported, in part, by the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

About the Artist

Martha Poggioli

Martha Poggioli (Brisbane, AU) is an artist working to uncover patterns, occurrences and languages hidden within the vast constellation of human made things. Exploiting methodologies and legacies of design, she investigates material histories to address personal questions relating to embodiment, representation and identity. Interested in banal objects, (un)natural bodies and... go to artist page

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