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Process diary

Brianna Carson

Lithgow High School

Artwork title
Gluttonous Maximus
HSC year
2008
ARTEXPRESS year
2009
Expressive form
Ceramics
Artist’s statement

There has been growing medical evidence in recent years linking a range of serious illnesses with obesity, particularly in western cultures. As such, gluttony stood out to me as a perfect concept for my body of work. My choice of ceramics allowed me to make a close connection between theme and media. The plates, an indirect instrument of gluttony, in my work are themselves the means of conveying the message. As a society, we are eating our way to early graves.