Quilty, Barton, Albert & more donate Art for Bushfire Relief.

The Island by Ben Quilty (2018)
“As we accelerate towards a warmer planet we inevitably question familiar images, places or ideas that are susceptible to irreversible change.
Islands seem primed for the symbolic and metaphorical, and as a consequence have long been made to accommodate the projections of western ‘explorers’, writers, poets, scientists. Edenic paradise, ecological sanctuary or sites of complete loneliness, islands are constantly reduced as such by those new arrivals.”
Image Credit: Photograph: Mim Stirling
Source: Ben Quilty, Del Kathryn Barton, Tony Albert and more donate art for bushfire relief – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

About Derwombat

My name is Rod Parham, Hot Metal Compositor. I was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1947. Single with two children and a grandson. I Love History, Movies and Words.

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