Odyssey | Unmapping the End of the World, Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10 2015, Mildura Arts Centre, Collaborative Durational Work, Blown Glass by Yhonnie Scarce, Soil, Air, Water, Ash, Charcoal (Detail). Dimensions Variable.
Photograph: Fleur Ruddick

Yhonnie Scarce (Kokatha / Nukunu, SA) | Blown Glass & Soil
Daniel Browning (Bundjalung / Kullilli, NSW) | Soil
Daniel Crooks (New Zealand / Australia, VIC) | Soil
Jim Everett (Plangermaireenner, TAS) | Soil
Camilla Franzoni (Camuni, Italy) | Sand
Julie Gough (Tebrikunna, TAS) | Soil
Mishka Henner (UK / France / Begium) | Air
Sasha Huber (Switzerladn / Finland / Haiti) | Soil
Jonathan Kimberley (Australia, VIC, TAS, W.A.) | Water
John McBride (Australia/Japan) | Soil
Ricky Mitchell (Paakantji / Mungo, NSW) | Soil
Kumpei Miyata (Miyazaki / Fukuoka, Japan) | Ashes
Daryl Pappin (Mutthi Mutthi / Mungo, NSW) | Soil
Koji Ryui (Japan / Australia, SYD) | Charcoal
Lyota Yagi (Ehime / Kyoto, Japan) | Soil

Odyssey | Unmapping the End of the World, Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10 2015, Mildura Arts Centre, Collaborative Durational Work, Blown Glass by Yhonnie Scarce, Soil, Air, Water, Ash, Charcoal (Detail). Dimensions Variable.
Photograph: Danielle Hanifin
Odyssey | Unmapping the End of the World, Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10 2015, Mildura Arts Centre, Collaborative Durational Work, Blown Glass by Yhonnie Scarce, Soil, Air, Water, Ash, Charcoal (Detail). Dimensions Variable.
Photograph: Danielle Hanifin
Odyssey | Unmapping the End of the World, Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10 2015, Mildura Arts Centre, Collaborative Durational Work, Blown Glass by Yhonnie Scarce, Soil, Air, Water, Ash, Charcoal (Detail). Dimensions Variable.
Photograph: Fleur Ruddick

Yhonnie Scarce was born in Woomera, South Australia. She belongs to the Kokatha and Nukunu peoples. One of the first contemporary Australian artists to explore the political and aesthetic power of glass, Yhonnie Scarce describes her work as “politically motivated and emotionally driven”.

In 2012 Scarce held a residency and exhibited at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum, University of Virginia, USA and participated in Aboriginal art symposiums at Seattle Art Museum and the Hood Museum, New Hampshire. In 2013 Scarce exhibited in the 55th Venice Biennale collateral exhibition Personal Structures, Melbourne Now at the National Gallery of Victoria, Heartland at the Art Gallery of South Australia, the Western Australia Indigenous Art Awards and at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation. Selected exhibitions include Imagine what you desire: 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014) Deadly: In-between Heaven and Hell, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, as a part of the 2012 Adelaide Festival; Saying No: Reconciling Spirituality and Resistance in Indigenous Australian Art (2011), the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) New York; Another Story-Indigenous Responses to Colonialism (2007), Festival Centre, Adelaide. Scarce’s public artwork ‘Iron Cross’ was part of the 2011/2012 Melbourne Laneway Commission. In 2008 Scarce became the South Australian recipient of the Inaugural Qantas Foundation Encouragement for Australian Contemporary Art Award and in 2007 received a Women in Research Fellowship, Monash University. She has been shortlisted for the 2010 & 2013 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards, the 2011 Victorian Indigenous Art Award and the Royal Bank of Scotland Art Award. Yhonnie was also shortlisted for The 2012 Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Represented by: Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects