'HOME' an exhibition by Ian 'Kid Zoom' Strange



    'HOME' an exhibition by Ian 'Kid Zoom' Strange

    In October 2011, after three years living in New York, artist Ian Strange [Kid Zoom] returned to Australia to create a major new installation work housed in Cockatoo Island's prestigious Turbine Hall. The exhibition featured a full-scale reproduction of his childhood home and a film documenting the violent destruction of three Holden commodores. This video documents what resulted:

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    Installation footage of;
    KID ZOOM : HOME Exhibition
    IAN STRANGE
    Turbine Hall, Cockatoo Island
    Sydney, AUSTRALIA - 2011

    and Excerpts from;
    'Untitled Film (Destruction of Three Holden Commodores)'
    Single Take, 10min 15sec Loop
    Digital Camera RED Epic
    Ratio: 1:2,35


    Of the work, Strange said:

    "Living away from Australia has meant that questions surrounding my own identity and a genuine sense of place have begun to filter through into my art. More broadly, I wanted to come home to create a work reflecting on my origins in the Australian suburbs I felt that I needed to escape when I was younger."

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