Art Guide Australia Podcast: Interview with Simone Slee

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Simone Slee, Rocks happy to help: hold up, hold down, 2017, Video still.  Image courtesy of the artist and Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne.



For Simone Slee the perfect sculpture is the sculpture that ‘fails’. These failures come in many guises; sometimes her works are left to the fallibility of humans, cucumbers and rocks. At other times Slee’s sculptures fail by toppling over, as weight and gravity eventually exert their influence. At the heart of these failures is an ongoing interest in the nature and the parameters of sculpture; things which we discuss in this Art Guide Australia podcast.

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