From - The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert
"A desert Holiday
Let's pack the drag away.
You take the lunch and tea
I'll take the ecstasy.
F*** off you silly queer
I'm getting outta here.
A desert Holiday
Hip hip hip hip hooray!"
"Priscilla Bull Of The Desert" is an unusual piece for me as it is more an amalgamation of ideas rather than one solid concept. As one of my Grounded Series in part it speaks of my connection to the earth and nature to which I have always been closely aligned.
On a recent trip to the Flinders Ranges in South Australia I was struck by the number of animals that had met with an unfortunate end on the roads of this vast area. Through the horror of the bloody vision regularly encountered I was surprised to also discover a solemn beauty left behind in the form of the bones, hence the idea of the animal skull theme.
Having moved to Australia from South Africa around five years ago I also wanted to express my grat
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