Mashing splashes of camouflage design with his bright ‘pop’ aesthetic, this new site-specific commission within W Hotel's foyer continues Rennie’s Visible Invisible series in which the art of disguise is inverted. Rennie is an indigenous artist of the Kamilaroi people whose practice intentionally draws on the symbology of his Aboriginal identity to explore the extremes of cultural visibility.
O'Callaghan pushes literal and metaphorical boundaries. Created by pouring acrylic paint onto glass, contrasting colours meet. Drying as they are now, the separation between the paints was held only by surface tension, until the threshold broke and they bled beautifully into one another.
With tongue firmly in cheek, larrikin artist Lucas Grogan has scrawled an assortment of irreverent BrisVegas phrases onto the very walls on the hotel… But why read this when the work can speak for itself?