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Remnants and more art by Jillian Ballas

Remnants , 2020
h = 150 cm
Plaster and aluminium mesh

The inspiration for Remnants (2020) is taken from the skeletal remains of trees following a forest fire. The Artist describes Remnants as a representation of the ‘loss of life and ecosystems that occur in the wake of a natural disaster.’ Clustered in groups of six, the bone-white forms bring the barren landscape to the gallery. Evoking a sense of melancholy, Remnants urges the viewer to remember the bleaching of life that occurs when a wildfire visits an area’. Through subtle symbolism or haunting imagery, Jillian Ballas’ work aims to leave the viewer with a sense of urgency and desire for change.

What level of responsibility do we have in climate disasters that have occurred across the globe?

What shifts in society must occur in order to combat climate change?

What can the arts contribute to the Climate Movement?



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other works by Jillian Ballas

Disruption , 2020
150 x 150 cm (h x w)
ink on paper

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160 x 100 cm (h x w)
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Illusion, 2020
160 x 100 cm (h x w)
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As Above, So Bellow , 2020
160 x 120 cm (h x w)
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Lines of Living , 2020
152 x 152 cm (h x w)
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The Bath Is Still Too Hot
240 x 480 cm (h x w)

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