River

Works On Paper
Finalist

Highly Commended

Hand painted tissue, river water and organic stains, 70x43cm

This work sites the river as a container of experiences, these having been accumulated, carried along or discarded. It is a wounded river, evoking disquiet. It was inspired by hand edited vellum charts of paddle-steamer captains. These highly coveted logs, detailing the passage of the river, became fragile, animated, palimpsests.

by Lyn Wood