red gallery contemporary art space

157 St. Georges Road, Fitzroy North, Melbourne, VIC

4 May - 21 May 2011
Opening Wednesday May 4th, 6-8pm

For the last several years I have been developing a unique process of image making: ‘the biochrome’. This technique is achieved by combining the organic progression of decomposing plant matter with photographic materials. ‘Biochrome’ images encourage the appreciation for the natural world and demonstrate how experimentation, collaboration with biological processes and trust in chance can be utilised in art practice.

Afterimage series is based on my memories from Poland of places and events experienced in my childhood. These memories - stored and recalled by the mind, altered by imagination, dreams and new events - were the inspiration for this series. They include certain reappearing images, such as the unforgettable trips to country sites, backyard full of vegetables and fruit, the heat and smell of bonfires and hay, long walks to school through fields covered with white crispy snow, delight of play in rain and puddles ...

Afterimage I images
Afterimage II images

'Afterimage' publication will be available at discounted price at the opening on 4th May. More about this book

Review in Artlink Vol 30 no 4 Download Article as a PDF

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