Illusions of History
These works are the result of reckoning Australian colonial histories, particularly those parts of pasts which are challenging, ambiguous, genealogically linked, and reveal documented histories to be a more complex tangle than is otherwise acknowledged. Together these … Continued
Ghostscapes, Fontanelle Gallery, Adelaide.
I live here, in South Australia, as have some of my ancestors for nearly 180 years. Like them, I am not a homemaker but a settler. I build and stitch makeshift ‘homes’ atop this ancient land … Continued
The work of Spectre Folk dwells upon relics from Australia’s settler past using age-old embroidery and textile methods in order to invoke the many ghosts and untold histories we live with but do not always openly acknowledge. The … Continued