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MYLYN NGUYEN One day I will live in a forest 1 to 19 August 2017


MYLYN NGUYEN One day I will live in a forest 1 to 19 August 2017

One day I will live in the forest with goats, rabbits, a dog and a river. I will have fish come visit me every Spring and Winter, and in Autumn and Summer, we would be off to journey islands and valleys, mountains and skies. I will learn how to talk to dragons and listen to flowers, bears, mosquitoes and moss. I will invite every adventure to my home in the forest with my goats, rabbits, a dog and a river, and tea would be served.

SOMETHING ELSE IS ALIVE View Mylyn Nguyen’s newest site-specific installation on view in the floor of Customs House Sydney from 17 August to 2017 to 22 February 2018.


(left) Mylyn Nguyen, To the east. The Mountain Gods will know 2017 (details above and right), watercolour and ink on paper, 110 x 80 x 6cm


(left) Mylyn Nguyen, Bear will be impressed, but we must stop and get him some stones 2017 (details above and right), watercolour and ink on paper, 110 x 80 x 6cm


(left) Mylyn Nguyen, Over cliff and home 2017 (detail above), watercolour and ink on paper, 110 x 80 x 6cm


Mylyn Nguyen, Dragon said I was a lot like you 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, Don’t be scared 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, Far away, before I knew where dragons lived 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine, timber, 13 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, The trick is not to look down or think about looking down 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, To the far reaches of the eart and then past the man who plays a merry tune, that’s where we will go 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, We will be there soon 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, I did see it somewhere but may be a little further 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine, timber, 15.5 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, Giant said we just need to go a little further until it feels like we’re standing on our head 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, A long time ago before I knew that I would never see a dragon 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, So I will learn to be kind 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine, timber, 17 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, When we got there, we watched Sosuke climb the smoked path and we wept 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, A gift 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, timber, 18.5 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, Lion said he will meet us there at sunset. We must hurry 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, And in an instant they swam and hid me from the god of misery 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, timber, 9 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, Past the sand dunes and through the meadow with the big fig trees 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, An offering to Sosuke 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen, All white, like snow. And then it will be my turn 2017 paper, timber, 10.5 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, I did see it somewhere but may be a little further 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine, timber, 15.5 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, I wonder if pig knows where 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine, 20.5 x 20.5 x 3cm


Mylyn Nguyen And just like that we snuck away before he woke in search of a cure for fate 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine 110 x 80 x 6cm


Mylyn Nguyen Home 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine 110 x 80 x 6cm


Mylyn Nguyen, I will try 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, resin, timber, 5 x 30 x 13.5cm


(left) Mylyn Nguyen, It takes time to find luck and to learn what fear is 2017 (detail above) watercolour and ink on paper, 110 x 80 x 6cm


Mylyn Nguyen, Such sadness, but then it should be so 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, twine, fibre, timber, 40 x 30 x 13.5cm


Mylyn Nguyen, They gathered. Curious. And waiting 2017 watercolour and ink on paper, timber, 10 x 30 x 13.5cm


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