Australian Galleries, Sydney, 23 August 2016 — 11 September, 2016.
“Ron Roberston-Swann often starts with something that is lying around his home, like a ball or a spoon. It will have a shape and a weight that prompt response. Should it sit on the ground or be suspended in the air? What intervening space and shadow result when another thing is put beside? How far can it be transformed before something else emerges? Ron makes things, although rarely from scratch. His sculpture expresses a material relationship with the world, one that is filled with possibility. Things are pauses in a continuum. A ball prepares to roll, a spoon waits to be grasped. And as things change, so space is altered. A right-angle becomes an inside, while a convexity creates a behind. One looks at Ron’s work with eyes that are alive and moving…” *
documentor: kerry leonard camera: lx100