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Ravelle Eaton Forsaken Land

Work by Ravelle Eaton
Work by Ravelle Eaton
Work by Ravelle Eaton
Work by Ravelle Eaton

My body of work explores deserted, urban architectural spaces that have been either discarded or renewed in recent times. In this work my intent was to comment on the ever-evolving nature of urban development and the social and emotional isolation in my local community. I used chiaroscuro to add drama to my representations of abandoned land, and sharp, geometric boxes in reference to the initial optimism of architectural plans. This is a stark reminder that planning bodies have the power to approve, design or revive spaces to be more conducive to individual wellbeing.

Influencing artists:
Francisco de Goya
Hayley Cumming
Braddon Snape

Watch a video presentation from Ravelle Eaton about her artwork. Length: 6 mins 53 secs.

School

Lambton High School

ARTEXPRESS year

2021

HSC year

2020

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