Burnt Leaf Tile No3By Alison Shirley
Textile (Cotton, Fabric, Thread), Printed on fine art cotton rag
Edition of 200
Dimensions: 60cm (H) x 42cm (W) x 0.1cm (D) / 23.6" (H) x 16.5" (W) x 0.04" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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As fire season approaches in my bush surrounds, I am aware and alert about the dangers, preparation and management of fire. But I also want to question what we think we know. I have also been reading about Indigenous practices of fire and land management and I want to know more. It seems that we need to take on a new perspective, that we need to reshape our thinking and be prepared to see things in a new way. This inspired some reshaping of the initial images I photographed. What patterns can we see and learn from? What new information can we glean and what can we learn from 'old' information that others hold? We need greater depth and for me, that is where the beauty lies. So I reshape and remake what I have with my old photographic practices and find something else that I still believe is beautiful, but requires different eyes and an open heart.
Photographic print on fine art cotton rag with white border
Hometown: Alice Spring, Northern Territory
Based in: Fryerstown, Central Victoria
My work ultimately speaks of my worship of light – it’s ability to dance with unspeakable beauty.
I was born in Alice Springs, NT in 1971. I still consider it my spirit’s home.
The expansive red earth horizons, blue skies and dry warmth still occupy my dreams.
However, I also love my current …
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