Skunk Control – Secluded Evolution
Site Number: 33
Site Location: Rose Chong Costumiers, 218 Gertrude St.
Artwork Title: Secluded Evolution
Artist: Skunk Control
Light can be twisted, tempered and tangled. It can navigate our way home yet blind our path there. It can be an observer of things to come and a participant in things to become.
Secluded Evolution considers light’s influence in the transformation of a species secluded in darkness and hidden out of sight in the infinitesimal interstices between thoughts. It’s found a way in. Found a way into this dark world, into its code and into its structure. It provides this dark world with aspiration, enlightenment, tools and momentum.
This is all in aid of what? What is to be taken? What is to be achieved? How far does this secluded evolution go?
Skunk Control is a group of engineers, educators and scientists from the college of Engineering and Science at Victoria University. The communication of science through art and art through science via stories and spectacle that excited us in our formative years is what Skunk Control explores. Their agenda is to create art that engages, that taunts its audience to look deeper and to prompt inquiry.
Skunk Control collectively run diverse community outreach programs and community based general science units and are a part of the team that run the university’s Foundation Studies program.