THERE BUT NOT THERE

In this series of paintings from nature, Briggs seems to search out the marks to fix an illusive memory or image. The marks cohere in ways that embody the natural subject in a unique visual language and yet simultaneously evoke a variety of memory-laden historical genres. The almost elegiac rendering of her subject – the indigenous riverine forest at Cwebe in the Eastern Cape – recalls the fragility of natural systems in environmental crisis.

 
 
 

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