Material and Structure: Phoebe Porter – Essay by Jess Oliver

Jess Oliver is the Art & Theatre Editor at Lip Magazine, independent writer and manages the retail communications at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre.

“Phoebe Porter’s current exhibition, Material and Structure, presents a series of works spanning from 2007-2014. Showing in Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre’s Crucible Showcase, the exhibition is Porter’s first solo show in Canberra since she moved to Melbourne seven years ago. Now based in Canberra, Porter sees the exhibition as an opportunity to re-introduce her practice to viewers in the ACT. The works presented in Material and Structure are representative of various bodies of exhibition work and are what Porter refers to as her most successful pieces, reflecting the outcomes of each investigation with a greater level of refinement…”
Read the full version of Jess Oliver’s essay here