Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name, curated by Tobias Berger and exhibited at ARTSPACE from 8 February to 5 March 2005. Upritchard was awarded the 2006 Walters Prize for this exhibition. The judges commented:
"While the title of this mini-survey evokes an apocalyptic gloom perfectly pitched to the tenuousness of our historical moment, its contents speak of the past as she creatively re-imagines it. Upritchard combines desiccated votives and tatty remains with gummy models, half-baked trinkets and museum vitrines, challenging distinctions between sacred and profane, hobbyist and artisan, bric-a-brac and artefact. By compiling this patently fake past with its strangely pathetic cultural inheritance, Upritchard reminds her audiences of what was and is invested in all efforts to hold on to history. She shows how 'our' desires to catalogue and contain are probably driven, too, by a thoroughly primitive fear of annihilation from which none of us are entirely free, not even at this very minute." - Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
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