Fiona Hall represented Australia at the 56th Venice Biennale. The inaugural exhibition at the new Australian Pavilion, Wrong Way Time, was an immersive installation that emphasised three intersecting concerns: global politics, world finances and the environment.

Exhibition Dates: 9 May – 22 November 2015

Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; oil on long case clock; 190 x 41 x 25 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
oil on long case clock
190 x 41 x 25 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; Oil on long case clock; 137 x 31 x 18 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
Oil on long case clock
137 x 31 x 18 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; oil on long case clock; 195 x 45 x 24 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
oil on long case clock
195 x 45 x 24 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; oil on long case clock; 196 x 51 x 24 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
oil on long case clock
196 x 51 x 24 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; oil on long case clock; 193 x 42 x 23 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
oil on long case clock
193 x 42 x 23 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; oil on long case clock; 237 x 47 x 20 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
oil on long case clock
237 x 47 x 20 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; oil on long case clock; 220 x 40 x 23 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
oil on long case clock
220 x 40 x 23 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; oil on long case clock; 183 x 41 x 25 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
oil on long case clock
183 x 41 x 25 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time, 2014; mantel clock, paint; 21 x 28.5 x 14 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time, 2014
mantel clock, paint
21 x 28.5 x 14 cm
Fiona Hall Earth Hour, 2014; oil on mantle clock; 23.5 x 50 x 13 cm; enquire
Earth Hour, 2014
oil on mantle clock
23.5 x 50 x 13 cm
Fiona Hall Untitled, 2015; oil on mantle clock; 22 x 32 x 13 cm; enquire
Untitled, 2015
oil on mantle clock
22 x 32 x 13 cm
Fiona Hall Who are you?, 2014; mantel clock, paint; 22 x 38.5 x 5 cm; enquire
Who are you?, 2014
mantel clock, paint
22 x 38.5 x 5 cm
Fiona Hall Testing times, 2014; from the series Wrong Way Time; enamel on mantle clock; 45 x 30 cm; enquire
Testing times, 2014
from the series Wrong Way Time
enamel on mantle clock
45 x 30 cm
Fiona Hall Bit, 2014; from the series Wrong Way Time; Cuckoo Clock, paint; 56 x 39 x 20 cm; enquire
Bit, 2014
from the series Wrong Way Time
Cuckoo Clock, paint
56 x 39 x 20 cm
Fiona Hall Wrong Way Time (mantle clock 2 - currency), 2014; Mantle Clock, paint; 57 x 36.5 x 13 cm; enquire
Wrong Way Time (mantle clock 2 - currency), 2014
Mantle Clock, paint
57 x 36.5 x 13 cm
Fiona Hall Untitled, 2014; from the series Wrong Way Time; enamel on cuckoo clock, model aeroplane, feathers; 237 x 47 x 20 cm; enquire
Untitled, 2014
from the series Wrong Way Time
enamel on cuckoo clock, model aeroplane, feathers
237 x 47 x 20 cm
Fiona Hall Untitled, 2015; from the series Wrong Way Time; Painted cuckoo clock; 86 x 44 x 17 cm; (not including chimes); enquire
Untitled, 2015
from the series Wrong Way Time
Painted cuckoo clock
86 x 44 x 17 cm; (not including chimes)
Fiona Hall Untitled, 2015; oil on cuckoo clock; 60 x 44 x 24 cm; enquire
Untitled, 2015
oil on cuckoo clock
60 x 44 x 24 cm
Fiona Hall Manihuri (travellers), 2013; found driftwood from Waipu River, Aotearoa New Zealand; approx. 100 parts: various sizes, installation dimensions variable; enquire
Manihuri (travellers), 2013
found driftwood from Waipu River, Aotearoa New Zealand
approx. 100 parts: various sizes, installation dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Hand Over Fist, 2013; bark cloth with earth pigments and plant dyes; 180 x 195 cm; enquire
Hand Over Fist, 2013
bark cloth with earth pigments and plant dyes
180 x 195 cm
Fiona Hall All the King's Men, 2014-15; knitted military uniforms, animal bone, horn, teeth, dice, glass, leather boxing gloves, pool ball, wire and plastic, 20 parts: ranging from 102 x 58 x 31 cm to 190 x 45 x 42 cm; installation dimensions variable; enquire
All the King's Men, 2014-15
knitted military uniforms, animal bone, horn, teeth, dice, glass, leather boxing gloves, pool ball, wire and plastic, 20 parts: ranging from 102 x 58 x 31 cm to 190 x 45 x 42 cm
installation dimensions variable
Fiona Hall When My Boat Comes In, 2003; gouache on banknotes; dimensions variable; enquire
When My Boat Comes In, 2003
gouache on banknotes
dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Triumph of the damned, 2014-15; collection of bank notes; dimensions variable; enquire
Triumph of the damned, 2014-15
collection of bank notes
dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Where the wind blows, 2015; gouache on banknotes; dimensions variable; enquire
Where the wind blows, 2015
gouache on banknotes
dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Spill (detail), 2014-15; collection of banknotes; dimensions variable; enquire
Spill (detail), 2014-15
collection of banknotes
dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Kuka Irititja (Animals from Another Time), 2014; installation of sculptures made from Tjanpi grasses (wild-harvested grasses including minarri grass), synthetic polymer yarn, wool, raffia, wire, camouflage military garment fabric, cotton and linen thread, buttons, ininti seeds, bamboo, emu and bush turkey feathers, buttons and camel teeth, on billy cans and burnt volumes of the British Museum's General Catalogue of Printed Books: Ten-year Supplement, 1956–1965; dimensions variable; enquire
Kuka Irititja (Animals from Another Time), 2014
installation of sculptures made from Tjanpi grasses (wild-harvested grasses including minarri grass), synthetic polymer yarn, wool, raffia, wire, camouflage military garment fabric, cotton and linen thread, buttons, ininti seeds, bamboo, emu and bush turkey feathers, buttons and camel teeth, on billy cans and burnt volumes of the British Museum's General Catalogue of Printed Books: Ten-year Supplement, 1956–1965
dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Untitled, 2015; bread and atlases; 28 atlases, installation dimensions variable; enquire
Untitled, 2015
bread and atlases
28 atlases, installation dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Untitled (potatoes), 2014; lead, found objects including wooden Shiva, plastic Titanic, Blackberry mobile phone, wooden branch, model of spine, credit card, bone of a dugong, metal spike, plastic Madonna, car light; 11 parts: each approx. 15cm high; enquire
Untitled (potatoes), 2014
lead, found objects including wooden Shiva, plastic Titanic, Blackberry mobile phone, wooden branch, model of spine, credit card, bone of a dugong, metal spike, plastic Madonna, car light
11 parts: each approx. 15cm high
Fiona Hall Ashes to ashes, 2014; burned volumes of The Catalogue of Books in the British Library 1960-1961, clock, walking stick; 140 x 20 x 5 cm; enquire
Ashes to ashes, 2014
burned volumes of The Catalogue of Books in the British Library 1960-1961, clock, walking stick
140 x 20 x 5 cm
Fiona Hall Untitled, 2015; Coal, aluminum; 50 x 40 x 32 cm; enquire
Untitled, 2015
Coal, aluminum
50 x 40 x 32 cm
Fiona Hall Vaporised, 2014; Perfume bottles, mobile, metal car badges; enquire
Vaporised, 2014
Perfume bottles, mobile, metal car badges
Fiona Hall Platonic underground, 2014; lead; 5 parts, each approx. 10 x 10 x 10 cm; enquire
Platonic underground, 2014
lead
5 parts, each approx. 10 x 10 x 10 cm
Fiona Hall Untitled, 2014-15; 94 bronze crystals, 48 newspapers; Dimensions variable; enquire
Untitled, 2014-15
94 bronze crystals, 48 newspapers
Dimensions variable
Fiona Hall Holdfast (Macrocystis angustifolia; giant kelp), 2007; aluminium fish tin; 28 x 27 x 2.5 cm; enquire
Holdfast (Macrocystis angustifolia; giant kelp), 2007
aluminium fish tin
28 x 27 x 2.5 cm
Fiona Hall Quercus robur / English oak, 1990-05; from the series Paradisus Terrestris; aluminium & tin; 25 x 16.3 x 2.5 cm; enquire
Quercus robur / English oak, 1990-05
from the series Paradisus Terrestris
aluminium & tin
25 x 16.3 x 2.5 cm
Fiona Hall Hack, 2014-15; aluminium, LED lights, electrical circuitry, wood, viewing lens; 24 x 24 x 160 cm; enquire
Hack, 2014-15
aluminium, LED lights, electrical circuitry, wood, viewing lens
24 x 24 x 160 cm
Fiona Hall Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015; Cat no. 16; Bronze; 26 x 26 x 23 cm; enquire
Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015
Cat no. 16
Bronze
26 x 26 x 23 cm
Fiona Hall Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015; Cat no. 19; Bronze; 27 x 22 x 15 cm; enquire
Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015
Cat no. 19
Bronze
27 x 22 x 15 cm
Fiona Hall Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015; Cat no. 15; Bronze; 30 x 15 x 14 cm; enquire
Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015
Cat no. 15
Bronze
30 x 15 x 14 cm
Fiona Hall Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015; Cat no. 18; Bronze; 19 x 25 x 25 cm; enquire
Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015
Cat no. 18
Bronze
19 x 25 x 25 cm
Fiona Hall Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015; Cat no. 20; Bronze; 15 x 23 x 18 cm; enquire
Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015
Cat no. 20
Bronze
15 x 23 x 18 cm
Fiona Hall Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015; Cat no. 17; Bronze; 25 x 28 x 18 cm; enquire
Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015
Cat no. 17
Bronze
25 x 28 x 18 cm
Fiona Hall Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015; Cat no. 14; Bronze; 12 x 22 x 20 cm; enquire
Castles of Lost Destinies, 2015
Cat no. 14
Bronze
12 x 22 x 20 cm
Fiona Hall Fleet, 2014; aluminum, tin; 25 x 360 cm; (overall): approx 25 x 19cm each; enquire
Fleet, 2014
aluminum, tin
25 x 360 cm; (overall): approx 25 x 19cm each