Bundanon

Monika Behrens

Art Forms: Painting, Visual Art

Residency Year: 2016

Lives / Works: Australia

As a painter, Monika Behrens is known for engaging with the historical traditions of still life, playfully reimagining knowledge and potential within these paintings.

Whilst in residency at Bundanon, Behrens worked on the Still life sub-genre of ‘Pronk’ paintings, which has been discussed as symbolically displaying the fragility of wealth in a short passing life.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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