Our 2003  group exhibition explored the nature of the sphere in contemporary art. Sphere is a speculative foray into the world of Spherology proposed by the Dutch philosopher Peter Sloterdijk. The exhibition takes an unabashed view of just some of the millions of forms that spheroids can take in life, and in art. With works by: Deanne Achong, Holly Armishaw, Susan Coolen, William Eakin, Lynda Gammon, Lisa Klapstock, Daniel Lee, Paul McCarthy, Bruce Nauman, Michael Euyung Oh, Lindsay Seers, Laurie Simmons/Allan McCollum and Geoffrey Smedley

Essays by Arif Babul, Anna Carlevaris, Cheryl Cooper, Leanne Fulton, Bill Jeffries, Laiwan, Robin Laurence, Lucy R. Lippard, Melanie O'Brian, Helga Pakasaar, Lisa Panting, Ben Portis and Ian Wallace.

Exhibition curated by Bill Jeffries.

Catalogue designed by Timmings & Debay. Printed by Hemlock Printers.

16 black & white, 17 colour reproductions
80 pages
6.5 x 9.5” / 16.5 x 24.1cm

  • Publisher: Presentation House Gallery



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Situated on the unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh, Tsleil-Waututh, and xwməθkwəýəm Nations.

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