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Black Box
Melbourne : the artist, c. 2000. Artists' book, four canvas boxes with folding sides and ribbon ties measuring 105 mm2; 70 mm2;55 mm2; and 45 mm2, each containing a concertina folded paper artwork, being a series of photomontage of semi-abstract designs. Limited to 4 copies. In this work, the artist creates the enigma of the unknown, what shape, content or format will be contained within these mysterious black boxes? Marina Charapanovskaia was born in Krasnoyarsk in Eastern Siberia in 1961, and grew up in Vorkuta in the Komi Republic, far northern Russia. She studied art at the People's University, Moscow 1982 - 1984 and spent the rest of the decade working in design for government departments, including designing powerful Soviet propaganda posters. Upon the breakup of the Soviet Union, Charapanovskaia emigrated to Melbourne where her grandmother had been living since the 1960s. She returned to study and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Printmaking) at the Victorian College of the Arts (Melbourne University). Since then she has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions, and won awards from the Kingston City Arts Centre and National Gallery Women's Association.
      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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