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Melania Jack

Cairns

Melania Jack is a queer, non-binary, feminist artist working within digital art, projection, electronic music and performance mediums. Melania’s practice uses digital collage and ‘vidding’; video editing of archival and filmed materials, projection mapped onto domestic object sculptures to explore socialisation, gender, race and class issues connected to unpaid and low paid domestic labour.

The work examines these issues through a glitch feminist lens, using the glitch aesthetic within the work to represent a disruption of the image to reveal the unseen work, and other realities beneath the surface image.

Exhibitions

The Ironing Maidens: Melania Jack & Patty Preece

Pressing Topics

12.12.2022 — 14.01.2023

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5 ironing boards, 2 in the front row and 3 in the back row, painted in bright pink. White collared shirts are suspended above each ironing board. Projected onto the white dress shirts is the silhouette of a 1950s quintessential housewife ironing.

16 December, 2022

On ‘Pressing Topics’

A multi-media installation of projection, sculpture, digital collage, video and sound to critically examine the unseen labour of…

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