Elizabeth Banfield – letter to the lost

$440.00 inc GST

Artist: Elizabeth Banfield
Born 1963, UK. Now lives VIC.
Linocut artist book, kozo tissue, thread, with portfolio enclosure. Velin Arches 250gsm black, Awagami Tengucho papers.
Edition of 30
Dimensions – book when closed: 18 x 18 cm
Portfolio: 19cm x 19cm

Artist Statement: I recently revisited Loftia Park in the Adelaide Hills; I was at school nearby when the 1980 Ash Wednesday fire began. Bushfire has featured in my work before, but always with a focus on regrowth. After seeing that forest still scarred with black, I concentrated on the loss that others experience, the compassion I feel, but also the fear that the black landscape will again surround me.

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