Minaxi May

Minaxi May seeks to repurpose surplus objects, challenging their inherent meaning and making them into art that will be considered and treasured as abstract sculptures, rather than throwaways.

Lightness, 2019, washi tape, glue, epoxy resin on board, 103 x 103 x 6cm
Lightness, 2019, washi tape, glue, epoxy resin on board, 103 x 103 x 6cm | Minaxi May

Minaxi May is an interdisciplinary artist, working primarily with sculpture, printmaking and installation. She uses a wide-range of approaches and dialogues to explore the interrelationships between the industrial world and her everyday popular culture. She is interested in representation and consumption – the remixing of consumer desire and response, within hybridised cultural moments.

Minaxi seeks to repurpose surplus objects, challenging their inherent meaning and making them into art that will be considered and treasured as abstract sculptures, rather than throwaways.

With a BA and PhD in art, May has been a practicing artist for over 25 years. She incorporates themes of the everyday, identity and media with sculpture, print, and installation. She exhibits regularly, is in significant collections and participated in residencies interstate and overseas.