My mother is water, my father is wood
Pedersen, Courtney Brook (2011) My mother is water, my father is wood. [Visual Artwork]
'my mother is water, my father is wood' was an installation comprised of two large cork discs mounted on the gallery floor and wall, overlaid with images of photographic and archival research evidence, and a turned wood sculptural object. It also included a short video work on a miniature screen embedded in the upright disc.
The work explored the language of natural elements and the structure of genealogical research to discuss the Scandinavian history of Queensland and my own family. The work was selected by the directors of LEVEL ARI in Brisbane for inclusion in their 2011 exhibitions program.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Measurements or Duration:||Variable|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
|Keywords:||Installation art, Genealogy, Social history, Feminism in art, Photography|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Performance and Installation Art (190504)
|Divisions:||Past > Disciplines > Art & Design|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Courtney Pedersen|
|Deposited On:||30 Jan 2012 08:12|
|Last Modified:||13 Aug 2013 11:26|
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