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Maddison Gibbs

Landscapes | 2021

First flame, 2021, Australian wood,LED, Image: Alex Wisser
First flame, 2021, Australian wood,LED, Image: Alex Wisser

bio:

Maddison Gibbs is a proud Barkindji woman who grew up in Dubbo, NSW. She currently lives and works between Sydney and Kandos, NSW. Both artist and activist, Maddison Gibbs practice examines dual histories – focusing on stories of past and present Aboriginal societies and spirit. A multidisciplinary artist, Gibbs works across a wide spectrum of cultural praxis, utilising many methods and ideologies. A current thematic of Gibbs’ work focusses on the intergenerational stories of contemporary Aboriginal affairs – with a focus on telling women’s narratives.

statement:

My artworks are based on my culture, people and surroundings, they tell stories of past and present by using contemporary methods and ideologies. My works include political statements and educational information regarding Aboriginal issues, a subject which I am extremely passionate about. I use different mediums for my works including drawing, ceramics, printmaking and animation.

Materials | installation mixed media
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When our voices are censored our spirits make noise, 2019, Mural
When our voices are censored our spirits make noise, 2019, Mural