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LEIGH RIGOZZI

www.noise.net/leighrigozzi
work located at Hyde Park

ARTIST STATEMENT
Both Jesus and Jonah experience similar crises of faith, only to be brought back from the dead. My figure explores the story of Jonah and how it relates to Jesus in the New Testament.

Matthew 12:40
‘For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the whale, so will the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth’
Revised Standard Version


BIOGRAPHY
Leigh Rigozzi was born in Tasmania. He finished his Master of Visual Arts at the Sydney College of the Arts in 2007. His practice is based in drawing, and the majority of his output comes in the form of zines. The Zine Factory (with Miss Helen), at the Penrith Regional Gallery was his most recent show. Leigh is also one of the founders of Workshop Showroom, an experimental artist–run initiative in St Peters, Sydney.

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