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Process diary

Alicia Tang

Strathfield Girls High School

Artwork title
H20 armageddon
HSC year
Expressive form
Artist’s statement

The global issues of aquatic pollution and over-fishing are becoming more urgent in today’s capitalist-driven society. Inspired by the January 2019 Murray–Darling Basin incidents of mass fish deaths which stem from the irresponsible actions of humanity, I developed a post-apocalyptic setting for my body of work. I use negative spacing to reveal a futuristic and monotonous outcome of embalmed skeletons, with the audience encouraged to metaphorically unveil the layers of maritime deterioration.

Influencing artists:
Fiona Hall
Henry Moore
Brett Whiteley