What are we fundraising for?
We are fundraising for The Global Women’s Project through a run of 80 Limited edition Giclee Prints of this oil painting: Nesting. You can support women in developing communities now! Proceeds from your purchase of these Giclee Prints will fund the GWP work supporting grassroots women leading change in Cambodia and Nepal.
The Global Women’s Project is a non-profit organisation based in Melbourne working in projects that give women the precise resources and means they need to exercise more choice, more control and more independence in their lives. Currently working in Nepal and Cambodia, their initiatives range in scope, from vocational, business development and job-readiness training, to leadership and rights awareness training, support networks and market-based social enterprise.
Together we are stronger!
A3 $89 (Limited to 50 prints only)
A2 $149 (Limited to 30 Prints only)
‘The portrait, ‘Nesting’, honours and captures the essence of women’s strength, power and determination in building communal spaces for the growth and wellbeing of the people that surround them.
The woman pictured in the work is positioned at the centre of a magnicent nest of supple branches that she is weaving around herself. Beautiful, strong and imbued with a quiet dignity, the woman’s head is wrapped with a woven textile and her ears adorned with spectacularly large and ornate earrings.
A long swipe of golden paint stretches from her forehead to her chin in an echo of the radiant metallic background. The woman’s hands work to bend a branch into place, while two precious droplets of sweat, representing the efforts of her labour, are suspended from her chin. The portrait captures a precise instant in time when the female subject takes a momentary pause from her labour to engage with the viewer.
The themes of migration and the centrality of women in building and feathering the family ‘nest’ are particularly significant in this work, as signified by the twin birds that accompany the goddess-like figure.
Like the birds, women are often tasked with building a new home for the comfort of their families, thereby underscoring the sacred role of women as mothers, caretakers and, ultimately, creators.’
– Extract from review by Caitlin Eyre. Read full Review here.
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What is a Giclée Prints?
A revolutionary new way of reproducing accurately paintings and drawings, with a print permanence rating of 100 years. Each Giclée print is carefully crafted, using an ultra high resolution Fine Art Printer. Images are generated from high resolution digital captures and printed with archival quality inks onto 100% Cotton Rag and Acid Free Fine Art Paper.
Printed using an Epson 9900 with genuine Epson Ultrachrome HDR inks on Canson’s BFK Rives, 100% Cotton Rag and Acid Free