In the shadow of the past, this world knots tight, 2013
torn and framed digital photographs, acrylic paint, bronze cast, pine, painted shelf

This work includes two torn photographs from Mt Pilatus in Switzerland and a bronze cast of a lump of silt from the bottom of Governors Lake on Wadjemup/Rottnest Island, holiday destination and home to one of Australia's largest known un-marked graves from its 100 year history as an Aboriginal prison island.

The darkness saunters past, then sits with me, 2013
acrylic house paint on Belgian linen, 1960s chair, acrylic paint, plastic bag, string

This work incorporates a diptych of paintings that overhang a domestic 1960s chair. On the arm of the chair is a knot of string and plastic.

shown at Venn Galleries
Photographs by John Barrett-Lennard