Friable: the lost garden—Amanda Johnson

Informed by field trips to remote Southern Tasmania, iconic views of country and archival material from 18th century voyages, these recent paintings explore early agricultural and botanical empire building, or colonisation by seed.

Art Exhibition previously on at Geelong Gallery in Victoria, Australia.
From Saturday 24 October 2015 to Sunday 06 December 2015

Friable: the lost garden—Amanda Johnson image

Published by Geelong Gallery on Monday 21 September 2015.
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Evoking French and British expedition plantings, including Bligh’s fated apple trees and the French gardens of Recherche Bay, garden sites are re-mapped as fanciful white Edens.