sculptures & assemblages
SWOLLOW THESE WORDS
BLOODLINES ACROSS THE WATERS
DESTRUCTION OF THE SACRED
Baryibala Goanna Yorta-Yorta
Large shadow box with printed on wooden cutout over possum skin
This piece depicts the aggressive genocidal invasion and settlement of Australia and England’s power exerted over the Indigenous peoples of this land.
BENEATH THE WATER
POSSUM SKIN CLOAK
i have SMALLPOX BLANKET
Prints on Possum skins and handmade Flour bags
During settlement in parts of Australia when the settlers cleared their land of unwanted and disruptive Indigenous people returning to their sacred places for ceremony and food Arsenic was added to the flour. The settlers called the bread made from this, Sweet Damper.