2016

Illuminous

Caroline Rannersberger

Flinders Lane Gallery 19 July – 6 August 2016

 

In this new body of work, there are three key elements that determine the outcomes. Firstly, I create highly textured and scarified surfaces which occur through reactions between different mediums and surfaces. To an extent, these reactive surfaces mimic the geomorphology of the land. Secondly, I use vivid colour, referencing in particular metaphysical and alchemical concepts dating back to antiquity. Thirdly, I explore the relationship between the land and the painting experience.  In terms of content, using a mix of inks and acrylics, I continue to respond to the painting process and alchemical reactions of paint as a means to investigate ocean and land forms.  I am interested in how the medium mimics the geomorphology of the land and the processes of land formation.... MORE

Ocean drift escape I,II 2016
Ocean drift escape I,II 2016

ink, acrylic on linen; each panel 198cmx96cm

Level horizon gesture sky I,II 2016
Level horizon gesture sky I,II 2016

ink, acrylic on linen; each panel 198cmx96cm

Drift net landscape I-IV
Drift net landscape I-IV

ink, acrylic on linen, each panel 112cmx41cm

Ocean with drift net horizon diptych
Ocean with drift net horizon diptych

ink, acrylic on linen; each panel 97cmx41cm

algal bloom I,II
algal bloom I,II
Green umber gloaming triptych 2016
Green umber gloaming triptych 2016

ink, acrylic on paper; 3x 120cmx40cm

Ultra violet gloaming triptych 2016
Ultra violet gloaming triptych 2016

ink, acrylic on paper; 3x 120cmx40cm

Gold gloaming triptych 2016
Gold gloaming triptych 2016

ink, acrylic on paper; 3x 120cmx40cm