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Process diary

Oscar Browne

The King's School

Artwork title
Dark matter
HSC year
2019
ARTEXPRESS year
2020
Expressive form
Photomedia
Artist’s statement

On numerous trips to the beach I salvaged a myriad of plastic and litter. In photographing these items out of context for my body of work, Dark matter, I am not only exploring the continuing effects on coastal environments of plastic pollution and litter from our materialistic society, but I am also magnifying and encouraging societal change in the way that we perceive micro-debris, a monumental issue that is far bigger than its physical size suggests.

Influencing artists:
Thirza Schaap
Mandy Barker

Oscar Browne (2:05)