Fiona Pardington, “Portrait of a life cast of Koe (painted),” Timor 2010.
Courtesy of the artist and the Musée de l’Homme, (Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle), Paris.
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
11 June–28 August 2011
Fiona Pardington’s The pressure of sunlight falling is a powerful series of large-scale photographs that feature life casts including those of indigenous peoples of the South Pacific taken during one of French explorer Jules Dumont d’Urville’s nineteenth-century voyages.
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