Maree Clarke: now you see me: seeing the invisible #2
The exhibition Sovereignty focuses upon contemporary art of First Nations peoples of South East Australia, and keynote historical works, to explore culturally and linguistically diverse narratives of self-determination, identity, sovereignty and resistance.
Maree Clarke awarded $60,000 Yalingwa Fellowship
STEM in Public Art
Key Idea 1: Relationships
Artist Statement: Maree Clarke
Traditionally, river reed necklaces were gifted to people passing through country as a sign of safe passage and friendship. I have been working with river reeds on this sized scale since 2014, making supersized necklaces to talk about the enormous loss of land, language and cultural practices.
To do this, I have gone through a process […]