The Foreign & The Flâneuse (British patriachy, Artists encompassing…
The Foreign & The Flâneuse
Artists encompassing Britian's culture
Britian's essence encapsulated
British Colonisation of Tasmania saw the addition of many "foreign" non-native plants in Tasmania.
Taking in the glorious surroundings.
A female wonderer or explorer
is not a real word neither is Flâneur - in the French dictionary they mean something else entirely.
Similar to J.M.W Turner's paintings depicting men
Exploring new places
Allowing your feet to take you places
Women now had a bit more independance
Strong British embodiement
Artists missing their old home
Such plants were brought over during the first fleet.
British Colonisation of Tasmania took place between 1803 and 1830.
Tasmania was a British colony from 1856 until 1901, at which time it joined five other colonies to form the Commonwealth of Australia.
Addition of mark making
Cut out - printed images of such women exploring the natural landscape.
Highlight how little women were depicted in artwork that made them appear adventurous and independent.
Incorporate British colours - blue, white and red.
I shall incorporate many bold greens & lime green which symbolise the vibrant colours evident in the wet English landscape.
I shall incorporate red, yellow and blue to symbolise the more untamed barren landscape evident in Tasmania. Such colours will contrast the vibrant greens that represent Britianish culture.