Sumary of Mundaring exhibition a precious tribute to Western Australia’s flowing nature:
- ”Tineke Van der EeckenThe skull of a baby wallaby and a kangaroo’s knucklebone cast in silver.
- A bleached skull of a horse, on which a vascular corrosion cast of blood vessels flourishes like coral.
- These are the seemingly disparate elements which comprise Belgian-born, Fremantle-based artist Tineke Van der Eecken’s startling new exhibition, Tributaries.
- Credit: Yasmin Eghtesadi/ Yasmin EghtesadiBut rather than a random cabinet of curiosities, Tributaries has a fluent logic springing from Tineke’s sensitivity to place, time, travel, the body and the landscape — and their interdependencies.
- There is also, in the delicate wirework of Tineke’s wearable sculpture, echoes of her family’s textile crafts for which their region of Flanders is famous.
- Credit: Supplied/Tinecke Van der Eecken“My grandmother was an incredible maker,” she says.