Christopher Pease (Minang/Wardandi/Bibbulmun, Australia)

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Christopher Pease is a Minang/Wardandi/Bibbulmun man from Western Australia whose visual language is at once deeply embedded within the Western history of oil painting and traditional Indigenous storytelling. Western notions of home and land ownership are referenced throughout Pease’s vocabulary of visual metaphor juxtaposed with his own iconography of place. Through meticulous research of archive materials, Pease draws from historical imagery by first settlers to examine the intersection between Indigenous and Western culture in Nyoongar Country.