James Tylor, Economics of Water #1 (Flood), 2018. Digital print on photographic paper, gold vinyl laminate. 100 x 100cm, Edition 1 of 10. Courtesy: the artist and Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne.
Economics of Water highlights the environmental damage to the Murray Darling River system from poor water management by the State and Federal governments of Australia. This series of photographs of the drought effected Menindee Lakes have been overlaid with gold geometric shapes that symbolise the human infrastructure of water diversion for commercial agriculture and settlements.
Exhibition opens: 6-8pm Wednesday 17 July 2019