ARTWORK DETAILS

Sienna Thompson Kilcoy State High School
Drifter in the Grass Mixed media
Three panels of abstract landscapes with collaged gouache ribbons and digitally manipulated map pieces.

ARTIST STATEMENT

Drifter in the Grass explores my own presence within a place. Drifter in the Grass embodies my personal impression of the road taken as a constant of my every day. Three panels of layered gauche paintings and manipulated map prints collage to create pulses of colours and patterns signifying the overlap of the material world and impressions of movement, nature and myself. Colours of directionless brushstrokes remove sense of restrictions and overly enhanced hexagons navigate the cohesion of the built and natural environment. Drifter in the Grass exhibits how a place is remembered as imagined by bridging knowledge and emotion.

ARTWORK PROCESS

My work embodies my personal impression of the road taken as a constant of my every day. I created abstracted paintings of the same landscape at different times of the day. I reassembled these paintings in combination with digitally manipulated maps of the same place. The geometric hexagons shapes of the map are used to contrast against the flow of the collaged landscape ribbons.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Sienna Thompson

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