The seen and unseen in Tony Albert’s ‘Duty of Care’ at the Canberra Glassworks

Tony Albert’s solo show ‘Duty of Care’ is the culmination of a six-week residency at Canberra Glassworks Glass is a new medium for Albert, known for his work in collage, painting, found material and photography. During his residency, Albert worked with a team of glass artists to produce works that explore the concept of care, the invisible forces that bind us, and the possibility that systemic racism might be shattered with the right force.

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Tony Albert, Piracy 2019, sandblasted commemorative plates (detail, installation view, ‘Duty of Care’, Canberra Glassworks, 2020). Photo: Brenton McGeachie.

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