The struggle of maturity is to recover
the seriousness of a child at play
●GALLIPOLI (deconstructing Bunyip Bluegum)●
Acrylic painting on canvas, 30x30cm 
I once spoke with a man who was an Aussie soldier at Gallipoli in 1915. He was haunted by the experience 70 years later.
This is my response to Norman Lindsay’s WW1 propaganda poster 'The Trumpet Calls'
Bunyip Bluegum is the name of his koala character in the 1918 children’s book ‘The Magic Pudding’.
Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see.