Darwin bound

This series of drawings came about whilst I was away from the Territory for a number of years in Adelaide. I was thinking about the rail link between Adelaide and Darwin and the historical link that Stuart made to establish the Telegraph link whereupon Australia was linked to the rest of the world.
My journeyman, the frog, appeared as an epiphanic character showing the way to an illumination of sorts, through the vehicle of glass or its seminal element, silica.
I also saw this journey as a way of the cross or right of passage, and through seven transformations, Frog finally arrived at a destination of sorts.


One Response to “Darwin bound”

  1. My father was the inspiration for this series, even though he was dead by the time that I did it.
    We all make this journey at some stage or the other. and it is my one regret i could not have shared it with him.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: