Patricia Piccinini

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Piccinini's concept of what human-animal hybrids might look like are part of a sculpture entitled The Young Family.[1]
Nest, sculpture, 2006. A recent example of Piccinini's 'automotive' works.
Piccinini's balloon "The Skywhale", which was commissioned to mark the centenary of Canberra

Patricia Piccinini (born in 1965) is an Australian artist who works in a variety of media, including painting, video, sound, installation, digital prints, and sculpture.

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According to the National Gallery of Adelaide, Australia,

Piccinini has an ambivalent attitude towards technology and she uses her artistic practice as a forum for discussion about how technology impacts upon life. She is keenly interested in how contemporary ideas of nature, the natural and the artificial are changing our society. Specific works have addressed concerns about biotechnology, such as gene therapy and ongoing research to map the human genome... she is also fascinated by the mechanisms of consumer culture."[2]

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  1. ^ "The Young Family" Dialogue Talk.
  2. ^ "Biography: Patricia Piccinini". National Gallery of Victoria. 2002. Archived from the original on 2008-04-03. Retrieved 2008-06-21. 

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