Are we better at caring than fighting


Peter Breen

Digital Print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308GSM, Edition 1/5
437 x 315 mm

1 in stock


Peter is drawn to reflections on culture, community and the deteriorating effect of global warming and climate change. In each of these works, Peter attempts to state his felt response to the moments experienced and to leave the viewer with an invitation.

“Are we better at caring than fighting” is a reflection on our national story around Simpson and his donkey [ featured image] as well as our own mythology around ANZAC and violence, my own story as a member of the medical team in Cambodia/Phnom Penh pre Pol Pot in 1974/75 and the Jesus narrative around love/care and that acting for the poor, wounded, marginalised in this world [ and capitalist world] can lead to crucifixion – actually, symbolically or metaphorically.

Prints of originals, which are mixed media on non-archival ageing encyclopedia pages that used to belong to my late mother in law Pearl Lillian Baker of Gayndah, Qld who passed away in 2017 aged 97


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