In two distinct bodies of new photographic work making up the exhibition miil-miilpa Fielding continues his work connected to the significance of elders in his community, their stories and their understandings. One body of work showcases Elders in his community through intimate portraits. The other explores Country through landscape images produced by experiments with UV exposure.
‘Our people, our spirit, our languages, our song and dance are all expressions of the sacredness of this earth. This sacredness radiates through my Elders, in everything they do, everything they are, everything they create. It can be seen in all expressions of this landscape and its people. From the earth we come and to the earth we return. My work is a reminder of that sacred interconnectedness. Miil-miilpa.' - Robert Fielding
Presented as part of the 2021 Ballarat International Foto Biennale
7 August 2021 - 9 January 2022
Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat Victoria 3350