The strangeness of the weather is what intrigued me that day. The way it made the country shift and groan in one heaving moment as though nothing was separate.
Polly Stanton is an artist and filmmaker who currently lives and works
in Narrm/Melbourne, Australia. Her work primarily investigates the relationships between environment, human actions and land use. Her films and installations focus on contested sites and extractive zones, presenting landscape as a politically charged field of negotiation, entangled with history, technology and capital. Recent exhibitions include; Indefinite Terrains. Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia (solo) and Shelter in Place. Town Hall Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; Notions of Care. Bus Projects, Melbourne, Australia; and Her Beauty and Her Terror. Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, QLD, Australia. Stanton was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Fine Art), RMIT University in 2018.