Bared tree roots on a well trodden track bring to mind bones bared to the elements and the degradation of the natural environment. Things exposed but should be protected, secrets revealed, skeletons in closets, truths laid bare. Roots appear across a path like marks making a message.
What meaning here?
What might we understand?
Triptych – side and centre panels, Acrylic pigment on silk, wool filled, hand stitched
2800mm x 1080mm
Photograph: Nick Hannah
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
29 July 2015