Storm in a Teacup
Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery – Victoria
July 24th, 2015 to September 27th, 2015
Curated by Wendy Garden
Storm in a Teacup curated by Wendy Garden explores the disjunctures that arose through the imposition of one culture upon another on the colonial frontier, tea drinking ceremonies in Asia within a western Orientalist paradigm, the ceramics industry and the environmental ramifications the appetite for porcelain tea sets created, gender stereotypes and the socialization of children, familial cohesiveness and social disconnect.