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Mustafa Ismail Xpedition X

Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail

Xpedition X is a journey to the mathematically theoretical planet, Planet X. It is inspired by the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, which explores totalitarian society and the lack of freedom. Constant advancements in technology make me consider how technology can be used to control society and the happiness of others. My body of work represents the stormtrooper-like Apollo astronaut leaving Earth with famous artworks to save freedom of expression. Clones in the cryogenic chamber under the ship will maintain and continue life on Planet X.

Influencing artists:
Ricky Swallow
Marcel Duchamp
Alasdair Macintyre
Joseph Beuys
Jeff Koons
Constantin Brâncusi

School

Australian International Academy, Sydney, Strathfield Campus

ARTEXPRESS year

2021

HSC year

2020

Process diary

Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail
Work by Mustafa Ismail