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Dierdre Pearce, social grooming, 2017. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series social contracts, 2017. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, social grooming, 2017. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series social contracts, 2017. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, prototyper 3.0, 2017. Interactive object. Mixed media (found objects, galvanised wire, polystyrene, acrylic paint). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, prototyper 3.0, 2017. Interactive object. Mixed media (found objects, galvanised wire, polystyrene, acrylic paint). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, hybrid grid 4, 2016. Image constructed using the prototyper 1.0. One of a series of 4. Giclee print on cotton rag paper. Image Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, hybrid grid 4, 2016. Image constructed using the prototyper 1.0. One of a series of 4. Giclee print on cotton rag paper. Image Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, hybrid 12, 2016. Image constructed using the prototyper 1.0. One of a series of 40. Giclee print on cotton rag paper, 20 x 20 cm. Image Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, hybrid 12, 2016. Image constructed using the prototyper 1.0. One of a series of 40. Giclee print on cotton rag paper, 20 x 20 cm. Image Dierdre Pearce.

 

Dierdre Pearce, hybrid 30, 2016. Image constructed using the prototyper 1.0. One of a series of 40. Giclee print on cotton rag paper, 20 x 20 cm. Image Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, hybrid 30, 2016. Image constructed using the prototyper 1.0. One of a series of 40. Giclee print on cotton rag paper, 20 x 20 cm. Image Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, petrie dish, 2016 (detail). polystyrene, acrylic paint, motors, pen and ink, paper, perspex, found objects, magnets, steel findings. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, petrie dish, 2016 (detail). polystyrene, acrylic paint, motors, pen and ink, paper, perspex, found objects, magnets, steel findings. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. Nine from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. Nine from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. One from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. One from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. One from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. One from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. One from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, ocular transformations, 2016. One from a series of 14. Collaborative drawings between the drawing machine petrie dish (2016) and and the artist. Each 60 x 60 cm. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

 

Dierdre Pearce, Merz Work 1595. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. Part of the ongoing installation Merz work (2015- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz Work 1595. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. Part of the ongoing installation Merz work (2015- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz Work 987. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. Part of the ongoing installation Merz work (2015- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz Work 987. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. Part of the ongoing installation Merz work (2015- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz Work 610. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. Part of the ongoing installation Merz work (2015- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz Work 610. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. Part of the ongoing installation Merz work (2015- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz work (2015-). Installation and performance documentation. Found materials, balsa, jewellery findings, digital photographs, screen. Image Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz work (2015-). Installation and performance documentation at Canberra Contemporary Art Space 2016. Found materials, balsa, jewellery findings, digital photographs, screen. Image Brenton McGeachie, courtesy Canberra Contemporary Art Space.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz work (2015-). Installation and performance documentation at Canberra Contemporary Art Space 2016. Found materials, balsa, jewellery findings, digital photographs, screen. Image Brenton McGeachie, courtesy Canberra Contemporary Art Space.

Dierdre Pearce, Merz work (2015-). Installation and performance documentation at Canberra Contemporary Art Space 2016. Found materials, balsa, jewellery findings, digital photographs, screen. Image Brenton McGeachie, courtesy Canberra Contemporary Art Space.

Dierdre Pearce, iron, 2016. 6 x 12 x 1.5 cm. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series Elementals (2016- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, iron, 2016. 6 x 12 x 1.5 cm. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series Elementals (2016-). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, sulphur, 2016. 6 x 8 x 1.5 cm. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series Elementals (2016- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, sulphur, 2016. 6 x 8 x 1.5 cm. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series Elementals (2016- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, copper, 2016. 6 x 9 x 1.5 cm. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series Elementals (2016- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, copper, 2016. 6 x 9 x 1.5 cm. Found objects, balsa, jewellery findings. One of the series Elementals (2016- ). Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, vigil, 2015. Installation and performance during exhibition small rituals, ANCA gallery. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, vigil, 2015. Installation and performance during exhibition small rituals, ANCA gallery. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, vigil, 2015. Installation and performance during exhibition small rituals, ANCA gallery. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, vigil, 2015 (detail). Installation and performance during exhibition small rituals, ANCA gallery. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, three walks in early winter, 2015. Found objects, wire, polyvinyl tubing, cotton yarn. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, three walks in early winter, 2015. Found objects, wire, polyvinyl tubing, cotton yarn. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, reverie, 2015. Cotton yarn, wood, wire, polyvinyl tubing, sound. Dimensions variable. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, reverie, 2015. Cotton yarn, wood, wire, polyvinyl tubing, sound. Dimensions variable. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, remnants, 2014. Found objects, filament, bone, poly-cotton textile, natural dyes, paint. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, remnants, 2014. Found objects, filament, bone, poly-cotton textile, natural dyes, paint. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, memento, 2014. Found objects, sand, wood, natural dyes, cotton thread.Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, memento, 2014. Found objects, sand, wood, natural dyes, cotton thread.Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, sampler, 2014. Torn pages from visual diary, foam core, pins. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, sampler, 2014. Torn pages from visual diary, foam core, pins. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, sampler, 2014 (detail). Torn pages from visual diaries, foam core, pins. Photograph David Paterson. Dierdre Pearce, sampler, 2014 (detail). Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, sampler, 2014 (detail). Torn pages from visual diaries, foam core, pins. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, salve, 2014. Found objects, lycra textile, poly-cotton thread, living plants, potting mix, performance assisted by Isobel Rayson and Poon, Sing Wai (Anton). Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, salve, 2014. Found objects, lycra textile, poly-cotton thread, living plants, potting mix, performance assisted by Isobel Rayson and Poon, Sing Wai (Anton). Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, dressed for success, 2014. Found object, lycra textile, poly-cotton thread, living plants, potting mix, performance assisted by Poon, Sing Wai Anton. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce, dressed for success, 2014. Found object, lycra textile, poly-cotton thread, living plants, potting mix, performance assisted by Poon, Sing Wai Anton. Photograph David Paterson.

Dierdre Pearce and Isobel Rayson, Rinse & Repeat, 2014. Seven day collaborative performance exploring tool making and mark making. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce and Isobel Rayson, Rinse & Repeat, 2014. Seven day collaborative performance exploring tool making and mark making. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce under glass, 2014. Shell cast plaster, imprinted found text, found glass jar. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce under glass, 2014. Shell cast plaster, imprinted found text, found glass jar. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, conservation of momentum (space), 2013. Washi tape on Wenzhou paper. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, conservation of momentum (space), 2013. Washi tape on Wenzhou paper. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, conservation of momentum, 2013. Masking tape on tracing paper. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, conservation of momentum, 2013. Masking tape on tracing paper. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, like dorian grey maybe, 2013. Digital image installed in exhibition catalogue, website, documentary photographs, digital print, masking tape, qr code. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, like dorian grey maybe, 2013. Digital image installed in exhibition catalogue, website, documentary photographs, digital print, masking tape, qr code. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, 7 nights and 7 days (day 6), 2013. Masking tape, fire hoses, ladder, performance, the Front Gallery. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, 7 nights and 7 days (day 6), 2013. Masking tape, fire hoses, ladder, performance, the Front Gallery. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, 7 nights and 7 days (final record), 2013. Masking tape, fire hoses, ladder, performance, the Front Gallery. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, 7 nights and 7 days (final record), 2013. Masking tape, fire hoses, ladder, performance, the Front Gallery. Photograph Dierdre Pearce.

Dierdre Pearce, nomad and heartstring, 2013. Mooring buoys, vinyl stickers, poly-cotton thread, rope, tent, performance at locations in Eden and on the Monaro, NSW. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, nomad and heartstring, 2013. Mooring buoys, vinyl stickers, poly-cotton thread, rope, tent, performance at locations in Eden and on the Monaro, NSW. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, nomad, 2013. Mooring buoys, vinyl stickers, poly-cotton thread, rope, tent, performance at locations in Eden and on the Monaro, NSW. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, nomad, 2013. Mooring buoys, vinyl stickers, poly-cotton thread, rope, tent, performance at locations in Eden and on the Monaro, NSW. Photograph Brenton McGeachie.

Dierdre Pearce, baggage, 2013. Carved fallen timber, leather and steel. Performance assisted by Llewellyn McGarry. Photograph Louise Baker.

Dierdre Pearce, baggage, 2013. Carved fallen timber, leather and steel. Performance assisted by Llewellyn McGarry. Photograph Louise Baker.

 

Dierdre Pearce, more more more, 2012. Found objects, aluminium shim. Photograph Andrew Sikorski.

Dierdre Pearce, more more more, 2012. Found objects, aluminium shim. Photograph Andrew Sikorski.

Dierdre Pearce, two, 2012. Found objects. Photograph Andrew Sikorski.

Dierdre Pearce, two, 2012. Found objects. Photograph Andrew Sikorski.

Dierdre Pearce, longing (detail), 2011. Shell cast plaster. Photograph Andrew Sikorski. Photograph courtesy of CraftACT.

Dierdre Pearce, longing (detail), 2011. Shell cast plaster. Photograph Andrew Sikorski. Photograph courtesy of CraftACT.

Dierdre Pearce, longing (detail), 2011. Shell cast plaster imprinted with found text, cotton gauze. Photograph Andrew Sikorski. Photograph courtesy of CraftACT.

Dierdre Pearce, longing (detail), 2011. Shell cast plaster imprinted with found text, cotton gauze. Photograph Andrew Sikorski. Photograph courtesy of CraftACT.