A hand in coral bleaching

Glade-Wright, Robyn (2014) A hand in coral bleaching. [Creative Work]

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Abstract

The work of art, A Hand in Coral Bleaching, depicts two hands intertwined with fingers of bleached coral. The suggestion in this work of art is that human agency has played a hand in coral bleaching. The work aims to generate a sense of urgency about the loss of 50% of the coral due to bleaching over the past 27 years. The work of art seeks to conflate human agency with the demise coral colonies and to recognize the hand we have played in the process.

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

Item ID: 36007
Item Type: Creative Work
Media of Output: Digital image 20cm x 25 cm
Keywords: coral bleaching, art
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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 06:41
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1905 Visual Arts and Crafts > 190502 Fine Arts (incl Sculpture and Painting) @ 100%
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