John A. Douglas
Ruth Maddison is a self-taught photographic artist living and working in Eden, NSW. Maddison’s work explores themes of relationships, communities and families, offering glimpses into the daily lives and rituals of ordinary citizens within their homes, workplaces and neighbourhoods.
IN RESIDENCE 2020
While in residence in 2020, Maddison worked on her photographic series ‘When No Birds Sing’, the photographs formed the exhibition of the same title exhibited in the Bundanon Homestead as part of Bundanon’s 2020-21 program ‘We Need to Talk about Fire’
Final work presented in the Bundanon Homestead, 2019-20
IN RESIDENCE 2016
Whilst in residence at Bundanon, Maddison continued her work on a three year project ‘The Fellow Traveller’: an immersive photographic installation exploring her father’s radical political activities from the 1950s–1980s that were under ASIO scrutiny, including his travels to Soviet Russia, China and Cuba.
Final work presented at the Centre for Contemporary Photography as part of Photo 2020.