Wendy Tsai: Drawing Kedumba
5 October – 1 December
Drawing Kedumba is a collection of drawings, video and embroidery documenting the Kedumba River in Katoomba that stretches from the Gully to Katoomba Falls. The exhibition visually maps the landscape and reveals the struggle between historical and natural preservation, and overdevelopment.
The exhibition consists of over forty small drawings hung together to form a huge detailed visual map of the area. Video, photography, and embroidery provide smaller narrative encounters. The artworks consider some of the multi-layered complexities of biodiversity, Aboriginal displacement, colonisation, and current land management practices, as well as a solemn recognition of the area’s natural beauty.
A Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Exposé Program exhibition
IMAGE: WENDY TSAI McRaes # 6 2019, charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper, 76 x 89 cm. Photo: Cottontail Press