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Tania Spencer – Rural Showcase

Monday, 18 June 2012 by

I’ve decided to do a few blogs to showcase some amazing rural locals. I love the fact that even though people live in rural communities, far from everything, they can still do amazing things. One of my first blogs is on Tania Spencer. How cool is this little guy below? And then there is the huge snake she made, my kids love that one. Tania lives and works rurally from Lake Grace, Western Australia. (Just up the road from me, 60km) Although currently working with wire, Tania is a mixed media artist and often works with recycled and found materials. While her work is deceptively simple in its form, the underlying social or environmental context, constantly questions our state of existence and awareness. Tania creates large scale knitted installations with fencing wire and embroideries of different wires couched onto metal supports. Her tools are drills and hand bending jigs instead of needles, wire instead of yarn.  Have

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