Marker, 2018, acknowledges societies present relationship with waste and the destructive effects we have created. It looks at our connection with our environment, how we interact with it, and often disregard its importance. Pondering what markers/ environmental changes we will leave behind for future generations. What narratives will unfold and what ecologies will form from the waste below roots? This work was exhibited in GASWORKS Arts Park, From Nature Exhibition 2018, Materials, wooden chair, geotextile, turf, ceramic.
Genevieve Thornton constructs tactile assemblages of fabric and ceramic elements to investigate the changing world in the age of the Anthropocene. Her textured works are inspired by local bush and parkland in the greater Bendigo region. Thornton completed a Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours in 2003 and is currently a Masters Candidate at La Trobe University, Bendigo. She has had solo shows in Melbourne at BSG, Fitzroy; The Gallery at City Library; and Neon Parlour, and has exhibited sculptures at a number of galleries including Gas Works Arts Park.