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Ellen Patricia Russell Material Possibilities

Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell

Through a strip of film and the world that comes to be inscribed upon it, my body of work opens up the conceptual and material possibilities of photography. I have represented the movement of my body as it interacts with the world, with the intent of provoking the audience to question how we document our lives. Inspired by the movement of abstract expressionism, I have created a highly pictorial statement. This work asks the audience to question how they interact with colour and form on film and to observe the emotional, mental, psychological and spiritual feelings that arise.

Influencing artists:
Justine Varga
Mark Rothko

Watch a video presentation from Ellen Russell about her artwork. Length: 3 mins 59 secs

School

Loreto Kirribilli

ARTEXPRESS year

2021

HSC year

2020

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Process diary

Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell
Work by Ellen Patricia Russell