Recovery of RE:CREATION

Tropical Fruits - Recovery of RE:CREATION

6th JANUARY 2012: Opening at the Serpentine is

Recovery of RE:CREATION,

the extension of the Tropical Fruits'

2011 New Year's Eve Festival Art Exhibition RE:CREATION,

on Friday, at 6pm.


is Tropical Fruits 23rd Festival Art Exhibition

theme and calls out to all wonderfully creative

Queer Artists and friends

to engage and reflect on a life of RE:CREATION!

RE:CREATION - celebrating change,

and birthing new ideas and ways of being.

Selected artworks will be moving to the Serpentine

where they will be exhibited in the

Recovery of RE:CREATION

exhibition until Friday 27th January 2012.


The annual Tropical Fruits Art Exhibition aims to showcase

the enormous diversity and talent of GLBT artists, as well as

provide a chance for local and interstate artists to collaborate and communicate with each other and potential clients.

RE:CREATE your world

and the way you see it for our community and tribe …

Since 2004, the Exhibition has added to the NY Festival experience, providing a visually captivating, atmospheric space to titillate

our visitors and partygoers' visual and aural senses.

The Exhibition provides the opportunity to sell artwork directly to buyers. Tropical Fruits takes no commissions or fees.

As in previous years Tropical Fruits will be awarding cash prizes

to the creators of the most highly judged artworks. Awards will be

Peoples’ Choice based on voting slips completed

on NYE by visitors to the Exhibition.

In 2011 the Peoples’ Choice Awards will be:

1st Prize  $500

 2nd & 3rd  $250 each

"RECREATION" at Lismore Showground,

with (top left) exhibition curator Neil McKellar-Stewart

The Art

'The Storyteller'

by Christine Spedding

Winner of the People's Choice Award

'My Father's Entity Has Now Left Me'

by Jackson Gooch

People's Choice Award - 2nd Prize

'Pink Triangle'


by Micheal Cowles

'Cyborg Briefing Concerning The Birth of Nanotechnology'

by Rob Harle

'Nano Birth Chamber'

by Rob Harle

'The Siren'

Acrylic on canvas

by Matthew Sansom

'Closed Forests of the Caldera'

by Matthew Sansom

'The AnchorOf Identity'

by Matthew Sansom