Zabia Chmielewski

Import/Export - landscapes

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Our land is full of minerals and pigments – but we never seem to use them. Here I’ve added samples collected from around town to my paint mixes to get the colour ‘right’ if there is such a thing. Ships and shipping, mining and exporting the landscape is something we take for granted. Ironically the bulk carriers are all made of steel so there is a beautiful ( if thats the right word) circular relationship…I havent found the words.

Medium: Watercolour and ink on paper
Size: 44cm x 54cm
Region: Pilbara