Plastic Bag Diptych

Plastic_Bag_Diptych

Description:
I developed these new works in 2003 using recycled plastic bags as the primary medium, This work is a slight departure from my more recognizable assemblage works in which I used plastics and other detritus collected from the Eastern Australian seaboard.
I am with this work, apart from wishing to express obvious environmental messages, particularly interested in the brilliance of the colours and textures available to me in working with this medium. I am constantly surprised to see the variations in these plastics, in fact much like how I am intrigued by the beach found objects I have collected over the years.

– Donated to the Byron Bay Library under the Cultural Gifts Programme of the Australian Government.

Size:
2m (h) x 1.2m (w) each

Artist Statement
See all available John Dahlsen artworks
Purchase Information

2018-07-25T05:37:52+00:00

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