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Mira Gojak

14 April – 13 May 2010

Switchback Gallery, Monash University Gippsland Campus

Kirrily Hammond

The dynamic spiralling forms of Mira Gojak’s sculptures and drawings are poetic evocations of the creative process. In this Gippsland exhibition MUMA presents three distinct bodies of work by Mira Gojak drawn from the Monash University Collection.

Mira Gojak lives and works in Melbourne. She studied Science, Psychology and Zoology at the University of Adelaide, before completing a Bachelor of Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1992. Mira has held numerous solo exhibitions, including most recently Mira Gojak, Murray White Room, Melbourne 2009; Cave, Block Projects, Melbourne 2008 and Too Near, Too Far, Monash University Project Room, Melbourne Art Fair 2006. Her work has featured in various group exhibitions including Preview 09 Murray White Room, Melbourne 2009; Fellow Anthropoid, Contemporary Art Services Tasmania 2005; Pitch Your Own Tent: Art Projects |Store 5 | 1st Floor, Monash University Museum of Art 2005; and NEW05, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art 2005. In 2005 Mira was awarded the inaugural Maddock’s Art Prize.

Mira Gojak’s work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of South Australia, Artbank, as well as the Monash University Collection, and she is represented by Murray White Room, Melbourne.

Exhibition Catalogue:
Mira Gojak: Too Near, Too Far

Image: Mira Gojak, installation view: Switchback Gallery, Gippsland Centre for Art & Design, Monash University, 2010. Photo: Neale Stratford