Morpheus - Mark Hilton

John Jones The Mysteries of Opium Revealed. Rare Books collection

Mark Hilton is a Melbourne-based artists whose practice is driven by a fascination with tragedy, conflict, difference and the aspects of human behaviour they reveal. Through an array of mediums including video, sculpture and painting, Hilton explores ever changing notions of good and evil.

During 2007 Hilton has spent time researching the collections of Sydney University Museums and will present new work related to his findings on the Greek god Morpheus, morphine and contemporary drug use. The exhibition will include works from the Nicholson Museum and the Rare Books collection.

11 November 2007- 20 January 2008