Hybrids Fishhooks Series 1 2017

FIELDHOUSE, Janet (Meriam Mir)

Registration number

1726992

Artist/maker

FIELDHOUSE, Janet (Meriam Mir)

Title

Hybrids Fishhooks Series 1

Production date

2017

Medium

buff raku trachyte, jute twine, feathers

Dimensions (H x W x D)

31 x 26.5 x 11 cm

Credit line

Purchased, 2018
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection Courtesy of the artist and Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne Photography: Bryna Bamberry, Canberra

Keywords

Janet Fieldhouse, hybrid, fishhooks, buff raku, Indigenous art, Indigenous ceramics, Indigenous, feathers, Vivien Anderson gallery,

Summary

Artist Statement

My work is an expression of my Torres Strait Islander heritage: the material culture, rituals of social and religious life, and artefacts which are created to fulfil the functional and spiritual needs of the peoples of the Torres Strait.

Janet Fieldhouse