|Blurbarian Since||April 2010|
|My Web Site||www.artistchrisgillard.com|
|My Occupation||Photographic Artist / Creative|
I display my images on glass, giving them a unique three dimensional semi-transparent appearance (patent pending). In reference to this display method and its inherrent environmental message, my ongoing series of work is entitled 'Fragile Landscapes'. The idea is intended to serve as a reminder that the earth is a rare, valuable and breakable gift that should be nurtured and protected.
Fragile Landscapes is the beginning of my exploration of the wider concept of an Australian National Identity or self-image and its relationship to the natural environment; our landscape being the natural starting point in a journey of national discovery. 'Fragile Landscapes' (Series One) recently comprised part of the ‘Natural Selection’ exhibition held at Green-Wood Gallery, South Melbourne, Dec 3, 2009 to Dec 24, 2009. A number of articles have been written on my work and a highly favourable critics review of Fragile Landscapes appeared on the Australian Arts portal 'Artshub.com.au' in early 2010.