Flag, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, 24 May - 11 June 2011
Flag, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, 24 May - 11 June 2011

Flag meditates on the national flag. It included a series of carved marble flags, some hanging and some folded, and a cloth Australian flag without the Union Jack. Questioning ideas of nationhood, allegiance and citizenship, Flag also featured the major work As of Today, a series of 23 folded marble flags. Each flag represents an Australian soldier that died during Operation Slipper in Afghanistan, folded in the manner particular to the Australian flag. This initial series would grow as new fatalities were recorded in the war.

All photos by Per Ericson.

  My Concerns will Outlive Yours  2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

My Concerns will Outlive Yours 2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

  My Concerns will Outlive Yours  2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

My Concerns will Outlive Yours 2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

  My Concerns will Outlive Yours  2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

My Concerns will Outlive Yours 2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

  As of Today , 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

As of Today, 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

  As of Today , 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

As of Today, 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

  As of Today , 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

As of Today, 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

Flag, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, 24 May - 11 June 2011
  My Concerns will Outlive Yours  2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm
  My Concerns will Outlive Yours  2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm
  My Concerns will Outlive Yours  2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm
  As of Today , 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable
  As of Today , 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable
  As of Today , 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable
Flag, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, 24 May - 11 June 2011

Flag meditates on the national flag. It included a series of carved marble flags, some hanging and some folded, and a cloth Australian flag without the Union Jack. Questioning ideas of nationhood, allegiance and citizenship, Flag also featured the major work As of Today, a series of 23 folded marble flags. Each flag represents an Australian soldier that died during Operation Slipper in Afghanistan, folded in the manner particular to the Australian flag. This initial series would grow as new fatalities were recorded in the war.

All photos by Per Ericson.

My Concerns will Outlive Yours 2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

My Concerns will Outlive Yours 2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

My Concerns will Outlive Yours 2011, Wombeyan marble, eyelet, 28 x 155 x 75 cm

As of Today, 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

As of Today, 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

As of Today, 2011, Qld marble, halyard, dimensions variable

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