Ross Coulter is a finalist in the 2013 Bowness Photography Prize

Ross Coulter is a finalist in this year's Bowness Photography Prize with his photograph "...He walks on water"

Exhibited at the Monash Gallery of Art Friday 4 October - Sunday 3 November 2013

Ross COULTER, "...He walks on water", 2013 from the series Aussie Jesus chromogenic print 100.0 x 127.0 cm courtesy of the artist   Artist’s statement: Drawing on what many consider the first direct self-portrait in the western tradition, the series Aussie Jesus refers to Albrecht Dürer’s iconic painted self-portrait (1500). The photograph attempts to confront the role of the artist, representations of Jesus and notions of Australian identity.

Ross COULTER, "...He walks on water", 2013
from the series Aussie Jesus
chromogenic print
100.0 x 127.0 cm
courtesy of the artist

 

Artist’s statement:
Drawing on what many consider the first direct self-portrait in the western tradition, the series Aussie Jesus refers to Albrecht Dürer’s iconic painted self-portrait (1500). The photograph attempts to confront the role of the artist, representations of Jesus and notions of Australian identity.