Bundanon

Ruth Maddison

Ruth Maddison

Art Forms: Photography, Visual Art

Residency Years: 2016, 2020

Lives / Works: Eden, Australia

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.

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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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