Tag: artwork

What can we learn from billions of years of being part of an evolving ecosystem?
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What can we learn from billions of years of being part of an evolving ecosystem?

In telling stories of evolution, we recognise our complicity, our connectedness, our unity with everything as a writhing, chemical concoction. Evolution is a driving force, a process that weaves chemical cocktails into material entities and simultaneously unravels certainties into potential futures made up of our ancestral legacies. It helps us recognise that the very first...

Painting the Kangaroo Apple
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Painting the Kangaroo Apple

In early 2008, I exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Botanical Art Exhibition in London. The theme for my display of eight paintings was Australian Bush Foods. Completing so many large paintings had taken me a long two years, working hard to source the specimens and do the work. Finally, all done, I was...