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By Zacha Rosen
January 23, 2012

Casual Cosmology

Chrissie Abbott brings her mad, polychromatic future to Sydney.
By Zacha Rosen
January 23, 2012

Hard work and circumstance led British artist Chrissie Abbott to fall into her star role illustrating Brit pop diva Little Boots' trippy CD covers. Her geometric designs manage to radiate all the fertile energy of '70s collage while never failing to look like they've been projected back from some mad, polychromatic future we've all yet to achieve. It's a vision Abbott is bringing to Sydney for Casual Cosmology, her show at China Heights, which will show off the pulsing ebbs and flow of this strange new world.

A recent Aussie interview with Abbott described her first glimpse of her artwork at rest on a commercial billboard as a moment where "the universe has shifted a little." In Sydney, she plans to create some new worlds of her own, taking bits and pieces of the now to highlight her vision of the future. Setting aside more commercial vibes, the show will expound her theories of nascent days to come with her trademark mix of the everyday at play amongst the ethereal. Cosmology's time in Sydney is pretty brief, so don't miss your chance to come face to face with the future, and smile.

Casual Cosmology is open 6-9PM Friday 27, and 12-5PM on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29. Image by Chrissie Abbott

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