Transformation through Power - SCAP2D

Mixed media on paper 880mm x 560mm Transformation Through Power is a mixed media work on paper, incorporating symbolic dot painting and iconic, colonial playing-card imagery. Wielded power and unashamed economic development (symbolised by a simplified image of a dozer), has scarred the land, leaving much in the wake struggling for survival: the pawn chess pieces symbolise social strata and injustice. Overt use of red speaks of connection to the abundant reserves of iron ore, and of bloodshed in