Fairy Tales Transformed

The forest is a key trope within the fairy tale lexicon and is symbolic of both possibility and adventure, but also death and a sense of foreboding.

All the better to see you with: Fairy tales transformed curator Samantha Comte talks about how Kylie Stillman, Tracey Moffatt and Polixeni Papapetrou represent the forest in their work and the important role it plays within the fairy tale cannon.

For the full length video, see Ian Potter Museum of Art Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ian.potter.museum.of.art/videos/10155110267931594/

Image: Installation view of Kylie Stillman's 'Scape' 2017 courtesy of the artist and Utopia Art Sydney