These pieces are a material trace
of the journey I have been on into
There is no formula to generate a
sense of connectedness.
Connection is an ever transforming
Most of our lives we live closed up in ourselves, with a longing not to be alone, to include others in that life that is invisible and intangible. To make it visible and tangible, we need light and material, any material. And any material can take on the burden of what had been brewing in our consciousness or sub-consciousness, in our awareness or in our dreams.
New Zealand artist Rita Angus often responded to the distinctive clear lighting we have in Aotearoa.
Cass pictures a Canterbury scene using simplified forms and mostly unblended colours. She dramatically highlights and contours dips and rises, the typical uneven spontaneity of a rural New Zealand landscape.