The Sweetness of Water
Acrylic on canvas
Framed in black pine tray frame
1380mm x 1050mm x 60mm
Born in Australia and raised on the shores of Taranaki, New Zealand. Tanya Blong's extensive overseas travel has enriched and informed the direction of her work.
"I am interested in society at leisure and the act of being idle, It's not only the sensory aspect of this state of being but looking at leisure throughout history and what it looks like for people today".
The luxury of time being a major theme with questions posed of access, privilege and exclusion.