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Jesslyn Wijaya After Mt Fuji

Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya

Visiting Japan inspired me to use my body of work to consider the hybridisation of the cultures of East and West by using the landscape conventions of both cultures. The landscapes of Japan were lush and vibrant, vastly different from the dry and dusty landscapes of Australia. Using dry point etching in reference to both the traditional craft of Japanese woodblock printing and European conventions of engraving, I represent a hybrid landscape that shifts from traditional Asian landscapes to scenes of Australia. In doing so, I explore the similarities and unique qualities of the different landscapes through recognisable cultural symbols.

Influencing artists:
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Gregory Euclide
Claude Lorrain
Katsushika Hokusai
Joan Ross
Danie Mellor
Graham Gercken
Hans Heysen

School

St Clare's College

ARTEXPRESS year

2021

HSC year

2020

Process diary

Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya
Work by Jesslyn Wijaya