Beck’s Futures always well received

Beck’s Futures is always well received by the DW team, as are most nights with free branded beer. But we got slightly sniffy reports on the art front this year. Tonico Lemos Auad’s carpet fluff sculptures are the most dazzling dirt we’ve seen for ages, but the Australians among us have been ‘sculpting’ our bananas since junior school – only then Mum called it ‘wasting good food’. Drawing graffiti on bananas was one of the few enjoyable lunch moments at school, comprising, as most did, of the unenviable school dinner or opening a lunch box to find, yet again, a slightly squashed banana beside the inevitable cheese and Vegemite sandwich.

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