An abstracted full-bodied clay sculpture adorned with a woven raffia necklace with a circular ceramic pendant and basket hanging behind the figure.

Janet Fieldhouse: Harvest


“As a woman of clay, Fieldhouse’s cultural knowledge, connection and representation in her earthly works are deeply personal and strongly connected to her identity.” – Tina Baum


Created during her time spent in Melbourne in 2O23, this new body of work is a continuation of Fieldhouse’s material exploration, experimentation and refinement in different forms, as an expression of her Torres Strait Islander heritage – the material culture, rituals of social and religious life, and artefacts which are created to fulfil the functional and spiritual needs of Torres Strait peoples.

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