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Kaitlyn Mateta 'Stop The Spread'

Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022

In an attempt to ‘stop the spread’, we are ordered to sanitise, isolate, lockdown, check-in, get vaccinated and mask-up. But are these measures working? The virus continues to infect and new strains emerge, with each one more contagious, more deadly. Stop the Spread is a postmodern work inspired by the current global pandemic and the somewhat ineffective measures we are taking to ‘contain’ the virus. A mass of crocheted coronavirus structures spews out of a limp and arguably useless face mask, with an unidentifiable strain creeping out. Maybe we simply cannot stop the spread …

Influencing artists:
Michelle Heslop
Rosalie Gascoigne
Vanessa Barragão
Ben Quilty 

School

Trinity Catholic College Goulburn

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021

Process diary

Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Kaitlyn Mateta, ARTEXPRESS 2022