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What is "Where is it?"
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Language is multifaceted and almost dimensionless.

Language as social control, symbolic language and the cryptic nature of language are only three areas where artist Mayrah Dreise has exposed and scrutinised language through her art. Mayrah's work and that of countryman Archie Moore were featured in a recent exhibition "Text and Art, Where is it? at the Brisbane Black Peppers Gallery.

What is "Where is it?"
Jackie Huggins with Uncle Reggie Knox
Archie's work focused on a series of translations to mimic language change and morphology, with words enlarged from dictionaries and transposed to bold wall displays. The exhibition was curated for Black Peppers by Jarren Borghero.

What is "Where is it?"
Artist Archie Moore, Mayrah Dreise and Curator Jarren Borghero
Artist Archie Moore, Mayrah Dreise and Curator Jarren Borghero
Jackie Huggins with Uncle Reggie Knox