Glenn Walls

My Country Burns

Posted in My Country Burns by glennwalls on March 6, 2020

My Country 13

My Country. Perspex on board. 2020

My CountryMy Country. Perspex on board. 2020

Based on the bookcover designs by Rudolph deHarak.

Not quite what it seems. Book Titles

Posted in Not quite what it seems - Book Titles by glennwalls on November 30, 2019

Library book 5

Queer interventions – Book titles. Digital print. 2019.

Library book 2

Queer interventions – Book titles. Digital print. 2019 (Detail).

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Land interventions -Book titles. 2019

Library book 7.2Land interventions -Book titles. 2019 (detail).

I am Australian

Posted in I am Australian by glennwalls on November 21, 2013

I am Australian Final 2

I am Australian. I will wear black until something blacker comes out. Perspex on wood. 2014 (study for larger work).

I am Australian. I will wear white until something whiter comes out. Perspex on wood. 2013/14 (study for larger work).

I am Australian is based Marcel Duchamp cover design for the Surrealist oriented publication Minotaure No 6, 1934. Minotaure was published between 1933 and 1939. The magazine focused on articles relating to Surrealist principles and theories, architecture and also contained the first published essays of the famed French psychiatrist and philosopher, Jacques Lacan (Vol. 1 & 4). Duchamp cover utilizes modernist principles of simplicity and lent itself to the redesign of the aboriginal flag. Alfred Deakin was Australia’s second prime minister and instrumental in the writing of the White Australia policy.