Written by Kelsey Neumann | Photo by Eman Ruggeri
Thursday night saw the opening of ‘Somewhere Between’ at VANDAL Gallery. Presented in collaboration with Art Pharmacy, the show is the first group exhibition in the space; a collection from Joi Murugavell, Ariella Friend and Marnie Ross. The works connected effortlessly while still retaining individual styles that portray their experiences of the world around them.
Joi Murugavell’s paintings are a whimsical experience of bold colours and quirky characters. All her works are annotated with parts of dialogue and inverted sayings that combine to show, “rare moments when I see things as they are” (Joi). An interactive performance piece set the mood for the event as Joi enthusiastically invited people to sit across from her and engage in conversation in ‘Ask me Anything’. Read More