Emma Pratt: Witness

Emma is interested in an altered sense of time and space. She sees her paintings as personal maps. They are images constructed of people echoes, movement of foliage and the addition of a bird larger than life, suggestive of its sound.

  • Opening Date: Tuesday, 20 August 2013
  • Closing Date: Sunday, 8 September 2013
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These elements are indicated by isolated colour and paint on the move in what appears to be a landscape 'snapshot', overtaken by organic paint. The overgrown vacant lot she visits in Seville now depicted in her painting, takes her and us back across time and place to a New Zealand wilderness that allowed for exploring and hut building.

Maree Mills, Director Hastings City Art Gallery



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