They flock together – patterns across the wall: a collection of objects cast from the empty spaces left behind in plastic packaging. Sourced from the tool box, the toy box and the domestic environment, the original moulds are the wallpaper of our daily lives – ever present but barely noticed.
Images: Julie Shiels, Masked, 2008 (detail), flocked plaster casts, 2 x 3.6m. Photo: John BrashJulie Shiels. On at Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, Thursday, 21 May to Sunday, 21 June 2009.