Elisa Jane Carmichael

Elisa Jane Carmichael

#Water is Life

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

Honouring the waterways that her ancestors have travelled for thousands of years, Quandamooka artist Elisa Jane Carmichael explores connection to place, people and culture in Water is Life.

Installed within Brisbane’s Southbank parklands, Water is Life, represents a stream flowing into the nearby Brisbane River, with dilly bags soaking local food sources for days to cleanse them of their toxins.

Water is Life was made in our Brisbane Workshop using carved Australian Juparana granite and cast concrete.

This place of significance remains a place of learning – where cultures, spiritualties and ways of living with the environment live on.

- Elisa Jane Carmichael

Image Credit: Rachel See

#Project summary

Creative

Elisa Jane Carmichael

Artwork Title

Water is Life

Project

Southbank Riverside Green

Client

South Bank Corporation

Year

2020

Location

Brisbane, Australia

Build

UAP

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