– Chloe Mandryk –

By December 2014

Trying to expose the polemic – why something is feared, sensational, sacred or profane – is key to Abdullah’s practice. His immersive installations explore the elastic borders of a multicultural society hooked on mythology.

Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, The obstacle, 2014; Jelutong, buffalo horn, woollen carpet, 48 x 130 x 235 cm; courtesy Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne; photograph Valerie Sparks