Elisa Jane Carmichael
Do we see gum leaves growing on the same branches? (Painting), 2018
Synthetic polymer on canvas, 118 x 210cm
Photo: Louis Lim
When I walk through the bush and see the tall gum trees, I look at the old ones and think about our ancestors walking the land. I wonder if we see new leaves growing on the branches they saw. The painting has been formed tracing the weave.