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Launch of the Firstdraft Print Edition 2013, featuring Marking their territory by Joan Ross
Launch of the Firstdraft Print Edition 2013, featuring Marking their terriorty by Joan Ross.
Saturday 9th March 2013, 5 –6pm at Firstdraft Gallery.
Marking their territory reconfigures as its backdrop an1800’s Australian colonial painting by John Glover.
This work examines the civilising of nature, imperialism, power relationships and racism, throw-away culture and consumerism. ownership, fear, surveillance, boundaries, naming and claiming. Hi Vis flouro, colourfully and gratingly pollutes with its colour coded pretence of control over land. Gainsboroughs colonials spray graffiti like cats marking their territory. JosephBanks-Bank$-Banksi-Banksia.
Joan Ross is interested in the connection and disconnection with nature, born in Glasgow brought out to Sydney on a boat as a baby. Her work graces many walls in many houses and galleries in Australia and overseas. She is represented by Gallery Barry Keldoulis.
By supporting this project you are allowing Firstdraft, Australia's longest running Artist Run Space, to continue to support emerging and experimental artists.
Please join us afterwards for FIRSTAFTERDARK.