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8536 5700
hazelhurst@ssc.nsw.gov.au
782 Kingsway, Gymea NSW

About Hazelhurst

Admission:Free

Opening Hours

Gallery:10am - 5pm

Cafe Hours:9am - 4pm

Gallery Shop:10am - 4pm

Art Centre

Mon - Thur:9am - 9:30pm

Fri - Sun:9am - 5pm

Public Holidays

Closed New Years Day, Good Friday, Christmas and Boxing Day. Close at 2pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

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Hazelhurst sponsor list, Arts NSW, Holt Group, Moran Aged Care, Tradies

Isabelle Hopkins

Wenona School

Remember You Must Die (Memento Mori)

Photomedia

Digital colour prints, rag paper

Why are we here? What do we live for? Is the certainty of death worth thinking about? My body of work generates questions about our purpose and sense of fulfilment on Earth, capturing still life objects as symbols of mortality and decay. They evoke the new and the old, past and present, life and death. Contemporary photographs of things that lack substance and depth trivialise our lives. In restoring meaningful subject matter I emphasise the significance of life. Drawing upon the cultural theme of vanitas, I remind us of life’s brevity and fragility, and the inevitability of death: memento mori.

 
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ARTEXPRESS is a joint partnership between The New South Wales Department of Education and NSW Education Standards Authority  in association with Hazelhurst Arts Centre.

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