Through My Eyes - Michele Hermans

screen print image of water tower

"I left Australia in 1991 to make Finland my home, however it is not Nordic landscapes that inspire me.

It is the eclectic architecture and bustling streets of Melbourne, and the nature and country life of rural Victoria where I grew up, that are depicted in my screenprints.

There images are evocative of why Australia, even after decades of living abroad, still feels like home.

My process begins with a scene that catches my eye through the lens of my camera.

I then transform the photographic image into a digital illustration by removing colour and tone.

Layer by layer I reveal the hidden details.

Using black ink on white paper my final print is reminiscent of comic book style images."

Michele Hermans, 2019. 

Image: Michele Hermans, In the shadow, 2019. Screenprint

 

When

  • Thursday, 27 February 2020 | 12:00 AM - Sunday, 05 July 2020 | 11:59 PM

Location

Mildura Arts Centre, 199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500  View Map

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