Jane Lander - Protection

Saturday 10 December 2022 to Sunday 12 March 2023

Overview

Jane Lander’s Protection is a captivating showcase of the skill and poetic ideas of this accomplished Hunter based artist. Protection began in the primordial landscapes of the South Island of New…

Jane Lander’s Protection is a captivating showcase of the skill and poetic ideas of this accomplished Hunter based artist.

Protection began in the primordial landscapes of the South Island of New Zealand in a birdwatching encounter on the grey beaches of Okarito Lagoon, a windswept, isolated hamlet on the south west coast. It is here, the artist witnessed a pair of Banded Cotterells lay their clutch of speckled eggs on the pebbled beach. The stories in this large-scale epic drawing and its accompanying animation follow two young protagonists, their lives exposed to the harsh realities of their environment.

This work invites a conversation with young people around how it feels to be vulnerable as they explore a different reality of the natural world.

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