Other Side Of The Slip

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Other Side Of The Slip, 2023 Mixed media collage on Fabriano 600gsm. Mounted on wooden panel Approx. 11cm x 17cm Signed & Dated Ready to hang   "These small works on paper are part of a body of...Read more


Other Side Of The Slip, 2023

Mixed media collage on Fabriano 600gsm. Mounted on wooden panel

Approx. 11cm x 17cm

Signed & Dated

Ready to hang

 

"These small works on paper are part of a body of work entitled The Forever Rains, a response to the devastation of the 2022 floods in the Northern Rivers of Australia.  These works emerged spontaneously, they were surprisingly colourful and they asked to be made, pulled apart, rearranged and returned to each other, to be made whole again. The persistent themes of "fixing" and "mending" were once again apparent. Heavy with sadness and a kind of bewilderment for what remained of my home town, I set about making, with a sense of gratitude for what remained, as a meditative act of the piecing together of parts, an offering of sorts to the people who must now put their lives back together, for the creeks to heal and regenerate, for my valley home to repair and carry on in a new form. Not wrong, just different"