Presenting a new series of luggers from the China Seas
... each with their own story - each stranded in the burnt-out mangroves ...
... paper used to "skin" the boats and make the scrolls is
from the Chinese language Brisbane newspaper 'Epoch Times' ...
#1 ... leave me alone with my thoughts II
... the face of the princess in the cargo hold
is glazed porcelain made by the artist ...
#2 ... Directive from the Authority
... frames for the boats are made from rain forest vine
and black mangrove stumps from locally sourced
eucalyptus branches ...
... all paper scrolls and skin of the boats
has been painted with Golden Shelac varnish ...
#3 ... Star of the East China Sea
#4 ... Chest of Pearls for the Authority
... chest in cargo hold is full of Mikimoto Pearls
- adding a huge extra value to this artwork ... !!!
These four are part of my next exhibition
scheduled for Gatakers Artspace - Maryborough Qld