There is an afterlife for fragmented imagery.
We cannot expect the form before the idea, for they will come into being together.
The landscape is an idea, a tradition, a thing with its own rules and history…
Do we want to return to a comforting idea of normality? Or would we prefer to take the opportunity to try and build a better and more just world?
Living space in the real world is at a premium.
Past visions of the future betray their own time.
And so it came to pass that I was driving McLean Edwards in my wife’s car to an opening of his work at Goulburn Regional Gallery.