TRAVERSE
2015/16

Janet Clayton Gallery Sydney
Beaver Galleries Canberra
Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre NSW
Tamworth Regional Gallery NSW
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Notes on the making of Traverse

I began the series Traverse in the half-light of memory and imaginings that surrounded my late mother and grandmother’s diaries of their trips to China in 1958 and 1936 respectively. These trips are bound up with my own consciousness of loss and the fictions of memory that build and scatter in the passing of time. The first journey was to Imperialist China, the second to be shown the achievements of Communism, two vastly different but connected political moments....

'Traverse' essay continued...

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