Suellen Cook Art Photography ~ 'Hill Farm' - Gallery Salamanca Tasmania

Suellen Cook Art Photography ~ 'Hill Farm'

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Suellen Saidee Cook

Award Winning Fine Art Photographer

Title: 'Hill Farm'

2017 Australian Professional Photography Awards ~ Silver Distinction

Limited Edition of 50

Dimensions: H= 66cm x L= 86cm

Eligible for the COLLECT Art Purchase Scheme

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 Artist Statement

'Hill Farm'

"Hill Farm is an imaginary place but the house is very real. I found it on the corner of Railway Terrace in Quorn, South Australia at the bottom of the Flinders Ranges. It was quite noticeable that many houses had a fancy, art deco style facade to part of the house. The house seemed lost and a bit out of place in suburbia and I thought that such a beautiful house deserved to hold centre stage.

I imagined who might live there, what sort of a life would it be. Where the occasional storm rolls through, stealing the sunshine in an instant, the landscape dry and dusty but with its own brand of beauty. I thought it would be a farmer sharing his life with his dog and the birds who have taken up residence in the roof. A simple life in an eccentric and slightly broken house, not the sort of place for a wife and child. I imagined him spending a fair bit of time tinkering in his shed (can you see that the light is on in there?) not really too serious about farming. Really just a simple life of a loner, in the rural outback of South Australia." ~ Suellen Cook

Hill Farm consists of 110 layers and 20 individual photographs. File size is 7GB.

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