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Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Daniel Aarons.

Jemima Wyman

Born in 1977, Brisbane, Australia

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States, Brisbane, Australia

Overview

Jemima Wyman is interested in the notion of visual resistance through camouflage, patterning and masking. The artist – a palawa woman who is a descendant of the pairrebeener people of tebrakunna and poredareme – investigates and considers camouflage, when used by marginalised groups, as a tactic and subversive political and social strategy used to gain counter-power in conflict zones. Wyman recognises the importance of opacity in a post-truth society marred by state surveillance and hyper-transp...Read more

Selected artworks