Nicholas Folland

Nicholas Folland’s realm poses speculations for ratbag scientists, fringe dwellers, explorers and dreamers.

Alexie Glass 2008

Nicholas Folland transforms the everyday, the overlooked and the no longer fashionable.  Using domestic crystalware, repurposed taxidermy, ice and other wonders, he makes material metaphors that speak to our history and identity.

Lisa Slade, The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland, Art Gallery of South Australia, July 2014 – January 2015

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Composition for vocal ensemble (4) 2016
Set of four gleaned Eucalyptus branches, polyurethane, white concrete and electric motors
Dimensions variable
On Edge 2016
Installation view
Dimensions variable
Doldrum 2005
Found boat, crystal and glassware, fluorescent light
Dimensions variable
Installation view: The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2014 – 2015. Photo Saul Steed
Doldrum 2005
Found boat, crystal and glassware, fluorescent light
Dimensions variable
Installation view: The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2014 – 2015. Photo Saul Steed
Doldrum 2005
Found boat, crystal and glassware, fluorescent light
Dimensions variable
Installation detail: The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2014 – 2015. Photo Saul Steed
Untitled (Jump-up) 2012
Crystal and glassware, nylon coated stainless steel wire
500 x 230 x 460 cm
Installation view: Art Gallery of South Australia Photo Saul Steed
Untitled (Jump-up) 2012
Crystal and glassware, nylon coated stainless steel wire
500 x 230 x 460 cm
Installation view: Art Gallery of South Australia Photo Saul Steed
Untitled (Jump-up) 2012
Crystal and glassware, nylon coated stainless steel wire
500 x 230 x 460 cm
Installation view: Art Gallery of South Australia Photo Saul Steed
Am I missing something … 2014
Timber cabinet, chandelier, ceramic basin, refrigeration unit, 12v lighting
Portrait of Nicholas Folland: The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2014 – 2015. Photo Saul Steed
Am I missing something … 2014
Timber cabinet, chandelier, ceramic basin, refrigeration unit, 12v lighting
Dimensions variable
Installation view: The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2014 – 2015. Photo Saul Steed