December 2016 Update: ‘Black paintings’ (PhD works shown in the Queensland Museum Archive, March 2016)

An additional series of 3 large scale Black paintings arose from the painting Extinct Kangaroo Island emu, that formed part of the Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian bird specimens) series shown to the public during the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016. These paintings are an emotive, larger-than-life connection to the famous examples of international bird extinctions from known anthropogenic causes: The Passenger […]

June 2016 News: New acquisition to the UQAM Collection: Emma Lindsay ‘Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian birds)’

When I made my Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian birds) for my practice-led research PhD, it was my intention to keep the flock together, ideally to be held in a public institution where any member of the public could visit and see the ‘specimens’ for themselves. The 29 life-scale paintings were shown at the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016 and were […]