Historic imagery of Australian animals have been printed onto soil-treated paper. This digital scan of a project-in-progress print shows the unpredictable results of this lo-fi process, complete with brush marks and uneven substrate.
Dr Perdita Phillips is an Australian artist working with environmental issues and social change since 1991. Born in Perth/Boorloo she has long concerned herself with interactions between human and nonhuman worlds. A recipient of State Government arts grants and funding, two Australia Council Inter-Arts grants and Artsource residencies in Basel and Sydney, she has exhibited widely including Unique States (2022, Holmes à Court Gallery at Vasse Felix), We Must Get Together Some Time (CASM/MPAC, Mandurah and touring, 2021-2022), Dealing with the runoff, a walk with a historian and an engineer for the Vancouver Arts Festival (2019), Make Known: The Exquisite Order of Infinite Variation (2018, UNSW Galleries), Here&Now2018: Besides, it is always the others who die (Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery), Incinerator Art Award (2017, Incinerator Gallery), Another Green World (2017, Western Plains Cultural Centre), Radical Ecologies (PICA, 2016), Novel Ecologies (2013, The Cross Arts Projects, Sydney).