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Artist Name:
Mark Ryan
Cessnock Underworld
About the artwork:

My rules-based, abstract art practice has four tenents. Time, Colour, Material and Shape. Cessnock Underworld focuses on Postcolonial Australia’s intersections of ownership, use and rights of geographies, highlighting the borders, boundaries and barriers that separate locations in nature.
Cessnock Underworld explores the dichotomy between reverence of the land, above and below the horizon, versus its commodification and the ephemeral character of sovereignty.

(Please note, some image proportions do not match the preview display. Click the image to see the full photograph.)

90cm x 120cm


aluminium, bitumen and oil on wood

About the artist:

Im a Fine Art PhD candidate at my alma mater, the University of Newcastle.

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