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Process diary

Ardoian Abdul Gabbar

Lurnea High School

Artwork title
Connectedness
HSC year
2017
ARTEXPRESS year
2018
Expressive form
Photomedia
Artist’s statement

My body of work explores connectedness, and how everything in the world is linked. On one hand we have evolved in conjunction with nature and other animals. On a cellular level we are connected to all living things. Modern society creates a sense of alienation and separateness from this aspect of life. Urban living isolates us from nature and our environment, but also connects us to other people in an unprecedented way. We are simultaneously disconnected from nature and superficially linked to millions through social media, commerce and globalisation.

Influencing artists:
Man Ray
Robert Rauschenberg
Pablo Picasso
Piet Mondrian