Mysterious Al – ‘BOOMKA BOOMKA’ Melbourne Solo Show 2014

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‘BOOMKA BOOMKA’ Melbourne Solo Show 2014


My first Australian solo exhibition is the product of a six-month period of living and working with a secret ancient tribe in Melbourne. This nameless, faceless group has co-existed alongside the city’s residents for centuries, their ancient rituals and practices untouched since their beginning.

Drawing influence from the Tribe’s traditional practices as well as the city’s sway of Graffiti, advertising and urban culture, Boom-ka, Boomka derives from the subconscious, hypnotic rhythm of Drum & Bass music, ancient traditional art, consumer culture, found objects and Witch-Doctor ceremonies.

Witch Doctor masks (Northcote / Brunswick )
Acrylic, Enamel, Spraypaint, Paper. Each 33 x 49cm framed.

 

Witch Doctor masks (Balaclava / South Yarra )
Acrylic, Enamel, Spraypaint, Paper. Each 33 x 49cm framed.

 

Witch Doctor masks (St Kilda / Yarra Bend )
Acrylic, Enamel, Spraypaint, Paper. Each 33 x 49cm framed.

 

Witch Doctor masks (Hawthorn / Richmond)
Acrylic, Enamel, Spraypaint, Paper. Each 33 x 49cm framed.

 

Witch Doctor masks (Armadale / Clifton Hill )
Acrylic, Enamel, Spray-paint, Paper. Each 33 x 49cm framed.

 

North-side Death Masks (Collingwood / Fitzroy / Carlton)
Paper, paint, paste, printed posters. 43 x 30cm framed.

 

‘Forget about the future. Stay down here with us, forever’.
Australian Ash, Electric Neon. 75 x 30cm approx.

 


‘Dior’
Enamel paint, printed posters, lightbox.
Dimensions variable.