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Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022

My body of work explores the current sense of apathy regarding the climate crisis. Using stop-motion animation I represent two diametrically opposed processes: a manufactured machine that contributes to the ruination of the Earth; and a natural ecosystem that works as a filter and serves to protect the Earth. My intent is to condemn rapacious modern consumerism and its resulting negligence of the exponential degradation of  the natural world, and to offer a reminder of the ways in which the Earth works to undo the harm we inflict upon it.

Influencing artists:
William Kentridge

School

Northern Beaches Secondary College, Mackellar Girls Campus

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021

Process diary

Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Emily McGhee, ARTEXPRESS 2022