SHADOWS AT MYALL CREEK – Frontier war series
Conceptual work – thought provoking history of the landscape. Exhibited at the Royal Easter Show Sydney 2019
This conceptual painting explores history in the landscape. Myall Creek is a place with a terrible history with the murder of 28 women, children and elderly indigenous group. It also represents a long saga of 2 trials and the hanging of 7 men. Afterwards the method of genocide changed to poison. There are shadows on the ground and on the rock memorial as well as a machete,rifle, poison bottles and a noose on the ground.
Size 183cm x 600cm x 4 cm 12 oz hand made stretched canvas