Epicormic Growth (Black Saturday)
born Australia, 1968
Epicormic Growth (Black Saturday) bandolier 2009
coldworked glass, oxidised sterling silver, nylon coated stainless steel cable
Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Funaki, Melbourne
This work commemorates the Black Saturday bushfires that were ignited in Victoria on 7 February 2009 and brought traumatic loss of life and devastation to vast areas in the State. The incineration and regeneration of Nature are represented in this necklace, which can also be worn as a sash.