Barak Code

‘Barak Code’

Barak Code
‘Barak Code’ Paperbark on MDF, 2m x 3m

BARAK CODE is a remorseful recognition of Wurundjeri culture in my own suburb of Altona. Paperbark sheets (Melaleuca quinquenervia) were lifted from trees in my own street to pixelate Barak, referencing Carl Walter’s 1866 photograph.