Recognize | 2017
Aleshia Lonsdale is visual artist based in regional New South Wales. Lonsdale began as primarily a painter and weaver and has since expanded her practice to incorporate sculptural and installation work. Inspiration for her work is drawn from issues facing Aboriginal people including that of Aboriginality and Identity.
Using everyday objects and materials Lonsdale creates works that reflect the cultural values and traditions of her people and works which challenge the audience and put the spotlight on contemporary issues of today.
Disambiguation | 2015
Explores the connection between people and the land from time immemorial to the present. It reflects upon our collective memory and connections to country through a traditional drawing laid out in the sand. A series of concentric circles interconnects spirit, culture, society, economy and the environment.