Resurfaced Geographies

Ellen Dahl

Yvette Hamilton

Izabela Pluta

Verge Gallery University of Sydney

April - May 2019

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Topography, place and photography are all defined by their unstable relationship between the real and the imagined. While topographical elements of a landscape are considered to be real - a fixed point, the concept of place fluctuates between memory and cultural construct. However, in a time when our natural environment is marching towards inevitable change, destruction and disappearance, the landscape’s topography is moving into a state of flux and the ability to map the human self to the land is on shaky ground.