Julie Montgarrett: Temporary Alignments

Margaret Carnegie Gallery: 21 November 2015 – 10 January 2016

Temporary Alignments
Julie Montgarrett, Wreckage from the tide lines: east-north-east 2014, Archival papers, assorted media, aquatic plant material (detail).
Photo: James Farley

Drawing, embroidery and moving shadows suggest absent presences through uncertain relationships between fragmentary visual and material clues. Doubts and gaps on the edges of sense and meaning hover between culturally known forms arranged in odd sequences encountered as incomplete, unstable, temporarily aligned visual narratives that resist certain meanings.