PLACE identity Series
Land Acknowledgement @ Time of Custodian
‘In the spirit of reconciliation the PLACE identity Series acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. I pay my respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.’
Place Statement @ Time of Conception
Is a contemporary visual approach to digitally photographing and montaging the landscape to express the psychological space within a designated place of identity. I continually aim to acknowledge and understand the land we are upon and my personal response of the stimuli that surrounds me with each step taken.
Personal Narrative @ Time of Capture
Further acknowledgement to future thoughts…
A translucent transition vibrating within the core of the spirit soul as it endeavours to speak in the now. The illusion of now; to what once was brings great confusion yet in the moment the land vibrates colour beyond imagination.
No matter how many places have been seen, sometimes the visit back to a point of location can solve a mystery.
Visual Information @ Time of Creation
The contemporary artwork is a layered narrative reflecting Rainbow Beach and the southern end of Rainbow Beach, the Cooloola Section of the Great Sandy National Park exploring the natural and manmade environment. Rainbow Beach is situated in the Wide Bay-Burnett region, Queensland, Australia. On 16th August 2015 I had the opportunity to visit and explore the beach, community and trees that adorn the land, continually photographing my response to nature and manmade language. In April 2016 post production commenced and five digital montages became Lot 14 in the PLACE identity Series, igniting internal past dialogue within the surroundings that were presented at each turn.
Found Quote @ Time of Completion
Roald Dahl once said, “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.”