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Melody Willis

, working from Beiing, is exhibiting a painting that reflects on Beijing's long-term use of cloud-seeding technology, as a method for controlling weather patterns and promoting, or thwarting, rainfall.

Melody is a Sydney-based artist who works primarily in painting and drawing. Her work reconfigures elements of incidental architecture, suggesting new possibilities for seemingly incomplete, overlooked or discarded objects. This year she has been an artist in residence connected with the Drawing Department of the National Art School, Sydney. She is also involved in a number of projects with other artists, including the independent art club Sydney. Melody is currently the recipient of an Asialink residency at Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, and for the last three months has been working from the 798 Art District, Beijing. Her residency is supported by the Australia Council for the Arts.