Bleached coral in plane view

Glade-Wright, Robyn (2014) Bleached coral in plane view. [Creative Work]

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Abstract

The digital image, Bleached Coral in Plane Sight, depicts a sky composed of bleached coral. Tourists frequently fly into the tropics with the expectation of visiting the colourful Great Barrier Reef. The strategy of creating an imaginary sky composed of bleached coral to greet visitors as they fly into the region aims to generate awareness of the degradation of the Great Barrier Reef. The work of art seeks to create awareness of coral bleaching suggesting the sky is composed of bleached coral. It therefore presents an unambiguous or plain view of reef degradation due to bleaching and makes this sight available from a plane.

[Part of a portfolio of creative work, see https://researchonline.jcu.edu.au/52551/].

Item ID: 36006
Item Type: Creative Work (Original Work - Visual Art)
Media of Output: Digital image 20cm x 25cm
Keywords: art, coral bleaching
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This work was included in the exhibition: 'Exodus: Coral Bleaching and Heat Stress' held at KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns, QLD, Australia, 12 May - 21 June 2014. See the Related URLs link below for the exhibition catalogue and more information.

Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2015 06:18
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1905 Visual Arts and Crafts > 190502 Fine Arts (incl Sculpture and Painting) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft) @ 100%
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