10TH DECEMBER 2011 – 2ND APRIL 2012
Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania
One of the works our visitors hate the most is Cloaca Professional (2010) the creation of Wim Delvoye. However, the ‘O’ interpretation device also reveals that visitors spend more time with this work than any other piece. Therefore, it seemed apropos to offer a retrospective revealing more of this Belgian artist’s useless, productive art – from his gothic cement truck (1:1) and handcarved tyres to Delft-blue adorned gas canisters, tattooed pigskins, Tattoo Tim, and, yes, more cloacae. This is the first Wim Delvoye retrospective in Australia.