Nick Dorey is an artist living and working on the lands of the Quandamooka, Yugarabul, Yuggera, Jagera, and Turrbal peoples. He is a failed permaculturalist, half-hearted prepper, and a suburban dad afflicted by magickal thinking. He builds sculptures and installation art based on analogical processes which draw from esoteric systems like alchemy. These works may be attempts to integrate transformative experiences, to dispel trauma, to inoculate against fear, or are just emergent coping mechanisms for a previously undiagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder.

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