Elisa Jane Carmichael
Do we see gum leaves growing on the same branches? (Weave) (RESERVED), 2018
Raffia, sea rope and wire, 90 x 95cm
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.