The Confluence (100 Million Tons of Iron Ore Tailings)

Paintings

Finalist

Acrylic on canvas, 61cm x 122cm
 
The confluence, situated on the rugged West Coast of Tasmania, is the merging of two very different rivers. One is wild and pristine; the other polluted by a century of mining waste from the local mine in the search for copper and gold.

by Mandy Hunniford