Country

Country
Jake Nash

‘I want to look at the plaza element as a contemporary midden. A contemporary slice of ground that holds all the stories of the past, present and future. By doing this we are making a statement about reclaiming what has largely been built over and erased from the Sydney landscape.

I want to use the faces and facets of the plaza element almost like layers of earth that hold interpretations of the history of the Rocks. This can be seen through abstracted layers and textures but also in some instances as recognisable images or even language words. Using 25% of the plaza elements facets, allows for the artwork to be a layered, abstracted form allowing people to discover things as they move around it.’

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fjmtstudio acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres  Strait Islander peoples, the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work.

We recognise their continuing connection to Country and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

We extend this acknowledgement to Indigenous People globally, recognising their human
rights and freedoms as articulated in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.