I find myself grappling to navigate the paradox of having an environmental agenda and art practice dependent on materials yet living within socio-political systems that cause irreversible damage to the planet. A Burning Sense of Urgency is a series of large graphite drawings on polypropylene synthetic paper documenting internal and external landscapes. It is a pictorial representation of seeing, sensing and thinking, driven by the desire to understand the current ecological crisis, the scale and complexity of which remain hard to comprehend.
We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campus is situated, the Boonwurrung and Woiwurrung people of the Kulin Nations, who have created art, made music and told their stories here for thousands of generations. We also acknowledge and extend our respect to the Traditional Owners of all lands on which our work is viewed, shared and enjoyed, and to all Elders, past, present and emerging.
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