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Work by Grace Olivia Shattock, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Grace Olivia Shattock, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Grace Olivia Shattock, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Grace Olivia Shattock, ARTEXPRESS 2022

My body of work explores the current disconnection between people despite the world being in its most connected, globalised state. The pandemic has heightened social disconnection with the need for physical distancing, producing isolation characterised by fear, confusion, discomfort and reflection. Each painting in my work represents the subject in their own world. Though positioned in a cluster, their gazes are never shown to directly meet, remaining averted from both the audience and each other, expressing a sense of detachment from the world around them. Unique brushwork and colour palettes for each work represent the subjectivity of our inner experiences. 

Influencing artists:
Benjamin Björklund

School

Loreto Kirribilli

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021