Blood on the Palmer - Josephine Raftery

Josephine Raftery

Blood on the Palmer

34 x 25 cmFramed: 47 x 35 x 1.5cmcollage
One of a Series of collages by the artist called "The Great Divide" exploring Australian history and landscape of the Great Dividing Range and themes of social divides and inequality. Blood on the Palmer touches on class divides, wage slavery and major infrastructure projects in Australia's history that cost lives of blue collar workers in the actualization of political and economic dreams with the title referring to the bloody gold rush days in Australia's past.