I suppose there are now several generations of Australians who won’t know what a Sunshine Harvester was and there would be very few people left who saw one working.
They lay abandoned on farms rusting away, except for the seats, which were repurposed as they are surprisingly comfortable in spite of being metal.
I have several ideas around this theme but they are not fully formed. One is industrial and I would be looking at large machines, the another is micro and involves dismantling broken pieces of electronics or other equipment and exploring the insides. The last one is some kind of merging of nature and machine and it’s the one that I’m having difficulty visualising the images I want and how they can be produced. I’m thinking of a classical still life approach in terms of lighting and mood but beyond that I’m still a little stuck.
Getting unstuck is part of creativity that I hate during the process but get pleasure from afterwards…