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Eidolon Song EV 9/10

Copperplate Etching, Drypoint & Aquatint

Bronwyn Aitken is an emerging visual artist based in Perth, Western Australia with a practice predominantly based around fine art printmaking. ‘Eidolon Song’ is the first piece in what will become an ongoing series exploring the silenced experience of early female settlers. Make sure you are following Bronwyn Aitken to see more of her amazing artworks and learn about the fascinating technical processes of her printmaking.
Eidolon:
In ancient Greek literature an eidolon is an apparition, ghost or double, and here the disarticulation of her head represents the removal of voice and the enforcement of silence.
The Moon:
A feminine symbol, the moon is the middle ground between the light of the sun and the darkness of night, and thus often represents the realm between the conscious and the unconscious mind.
Desert Pea:
The wildflowers featured in the foreground are Sturt’s Desert Pea. They were one of the first Australian plants collected during Dampier’s 1699 voyage. The flower has long been part of Indigenous culture with many local names and myths attributed to it.

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