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Andrew Liversidge: Those So-Called Infinite Horizons

On the exterior of the Murray Art Museum Albury front. A large read hoarding with the word those so called and infinite horizons overlayed each other in black and white.

Andrew Liversidge
Those So-Called Infinite Horizons, 2020
Installation view
Murray Art Museum Albury
Image by Jeremy Weihrauch

Those So-Called Infinite Horizons was commissioned for the Dean Street entrance of the museum by Melbourne-based artist Andrew Liversidge.

Andrew Liversidge plays with the ideas of expansion and collapse in his art practice. The piece Those So-Called Infinite Horizons critiqued our current economic system.

In the pandemic standstill, the capitalist dream of ever-expanding wealth and individual achievement was threatened to collapse as a result of a global economic shutdown. As with all utopias, the capitalist version was fiction — those infinite horizons never existed.

Andrew’s text-based work exposed this fiction and asked us to seek a fair and equal social and economic system in its place