Pip and Pop – Take me to your world!

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I found out about Australian artists Pip and Pop, otherwise known as Nicole Andrijevic and Tanya Schultz a couple of months ago and really loved their work! They create beautifully childish installations using dyed sugars, wax, glitter and found objects to name but a few materials, and, by incorporating them with sound, transform the gallery floor into another world.

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One of my favourite things about these artists is the sense of fun embodied within their work. Throughout my art education, the works I have been encouraged to create have been the more serious pieces with heavy conceptual backing, and been told that this is how I will gain respect in the art world. Pip and Pop’s work celebrates playfulness instead of seriousness, and encourages an innocent and child-like exploration of their fantastical pieces.

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I think another reason I love their work is that I was banned from using glitter at A Level…

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On a more basic level I love their work because I love pastel colours, glitter and things with an iridescent quality – I can’t wait until they exhibit in the UK again so I can experience their work in person.

– Grace

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