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Miriam Williamson

Bag Hut | 2017

2. Miriam Williamson, Bag Hut, 2017. photo Ian Hobbs
2. Miriam Williamson, Bag Hut, 2017. photo Ian Hobbs

bio:

Miriam Williamson is a sound and visual artist based in the Blue Mountains. Her creative practice originated in post-punk and electronic music, before expanding to visual art. Her collaboration with Itch-ee and Scratch-ee on the track Sweetness and Light won the inaugural Aria Award for Best Dance Track. Williamson has exhibited work in solo and group shows and has work in private collections here and in the UK. Along with artist Brad Allen-Waters, Williamson currently co-directs the artist run initiative, The SLAB, based in Hazelbrook, in the Blue Mountains, and she has had a long association with critically acclaimed MAP Projects.

statement:

My creative practice spans sound, visual arts and production of arts events. Originating in post-punk and electronic music I have collaborated with various artists contributing lyrics, vocals, synth, saw and bow. I create small-scale visual works in a range of media including solar printing. Both my visual and sound works echo that which has been: the imprint of memory, loss, and connection to place. Kandos born, my work for Cementa 17 will display strong familial bonds and correlation to the environment.

Materials | Ply, acrylic, solar prints, lime, lard, corrugated iron, gum branches, fabric, AV component
Location | Paul’s Paddock
1. Miriam Williamson, Bag Hut, 2017. photo Ian Hobbs
1. Miriam Williamson, Bag Hut, 2017. photo Ian Hobbs