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Madeline Mackay

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Dundee - Meadow Mill

My work

  • Crow in Red Earth 2012, red mud on blotting paper
  • Clay 2012, etching

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Concepts relating to place and land inform my images; bleak Northern landscapes in particular have a constant influence on my work. Instead of addressing landscape through traditional representational imagery, I explore the nature of untamed land obliquely through the creatures that inhabit it. I use images of birds to personify the earthy, unseen complexity of the landscape, exploring the secret systems of animate and inanimate existence of which land is constructed.

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