builders_camp creek_bed builders_camo_II kinyu signposted wirrimanu near_granites rabbit_flat warnum kumanjayi_springs

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installation view          
 

 

Builders Camp

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Creek Bed

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Builders Camp II

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Kinyu

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Signposted

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Wirrimanu

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Near Granites

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Rabbit Flat

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Warnum

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

Kumanjayi Springs

23.4W x 16.5H in

Pigment on Rag

  Tanami - installation view (Manningham Gallery, Doncsater)          
 

Statement (Mid 2012): This work was both shot in, and emanates out of Balgo, Western Australia. Based upon a year or so on this land, these works epitomise this time.

Viewing the environment, I’m deeply curious about how we interact with it and how it impacts and shapes our behaviour. I look for evidence of human presence and often form great inspiration and impulse, when both the conscious and unconscious actions of the living, provide serendipitous discovery.

Historically, my work has largely been a literal documentation of my surroundings. At a base level, the simple recording of my world, framed in moments, motvates me to create an image.

Partcular to each instance, I made record of this environment in my own way, contrasting the often romantcised perspectives predictably employed in showing much of ‘The Kimberly’ and ‘The Red Centre’.

More recently my work explores the figurative recording of life, with a quiet bend in the truth. This series of images embodies these two perspectives, firstly the literal documentation and secondly the conceptual devices in the construction of the figurative image.

Sometimes with less, more can be said about ideas that are not always physical or tangible. I enjoy the ambiguity. More dialogue is encouraged both internally and with the viewer.

Tanami was shown as part of 'Colour Theory' mid 2012 alongside:

Robyne Latham

Anna Liebzeit

Peter Waples–Crow

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