James Powditch

On The Beach
2006 Wynne Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW: March 2006
timber, paper, paint & plastic
2400x1300mm
© James Powditch 2006

Takes its name and inspiration from the Stanley Kramer film of "On the Beach". In a not to distant future, Australia awaits  the end of the world as a radio active cloud creeps south (courtesy of a nuclear war in the northern hemisphere). Life goes on as normal - in denial - until the inevitable, a lot like climate change.

 

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