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Stone Talking

1999
500mm x 1500mm
Acrylic pigment on silk, wool filled, hand stitched, free hanging
Photo: Ian Hobbs

Private collection, Australia

In the embedded rock and quartz seam, the line of lichen growth and shifted sand, this stone is telling its history down through geological time.

Part of the artist-in-residence program at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in Launceston, Tasmania (1996, 1998) and exhibited in resulting solo exhibition, Fragility & Endurance, at the Gallery in December 2000 — February 2001.