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Tomorrow Land, 2011

Tomorrow Land and Tracking (Antarctica) were exhibited as part of the Life Support Systems – Making Sense of the Earth’s Ecologies exhibition at Craft Victoria in 2011.

Tomorrow Land investigates the pressures on species as the Southern Ocean continues to warm, with some species destine to reach their physiological and ecological limits within the coming decades. Within each of the 6 drawers of the old wooden chest a drawing was placed. Each of the six drawings investigating the pressures facing the native species who reply on the waters sounding Antarctica for their survival.

Drawer one – The Bounty of the Sea (2008 Fishing and Whaling), 2011. Water colour and pencil on paper. 685 x 1000mm

Drawer two – Climate Changes Evil Twin (Acidification), 2011. Water colour and pencil on paper. 685 x 1000mm

Drawer 3 – Geopolitics (Alien non-indigenous species), 2011. Water colour and pencil on paper. 685 x 1000mm

Drawer 4 – Thermoception (Surface Temperature), 2011. Water colour and pencil on paper. 685 x 1000mm

Drawer 5 – Increasing Forces (Stratospheric Ozone), 2011. Graphite and pencil on paper. 685 x 1000mm

Drawer 6 – Tomorrow Land (Species), 2011. Vinyl lettering on Perspex and pencil on paper. 685 x 1000mm