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Rosemary Laing | the artist






The artist Rosemary Laing
Born 1959, Brisbane, Australia.
Lives and works in Sydney, Australia, .

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Venice Biennale, Sydney Biennale,


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Major Australian artist Rosemary Laing shares something of Mona Hatoum’s concern with ’place‘...

Rosemary Laing’s photograph proposes a paradox: the trajectory of an extraordinary movement is captured in a photographic ‘still’.

Tales of the Unexpected

‘a dozen useless actions for grieving blondes’ and other works

the unquiet landscapes

Playing with the tension of the depth/surface of the self/image, Laing has cast her subjects into a series showing twelve shades of grief reminiscent of the twelve shades of blonde any one of us can become with the aid of a bottle.

Three works from Laing’s 2004 series to walk on a sea of salt were selected for the curated section of the 2007 Venice Biennale. In one work, ironically titled welcome to Australia, stretching across the centre of the image stands the razor wire fence of the former Woomera detention centre, notorious for its treatment of asylum seekers…