The Nature of Industriousness
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Cockle Bay - Druits Landing
The progress of industrialization is a one way path and whilst it is a journey paved with good intentions it will always be one held together by compromise. The images on this installation are a montage representing the co-existence of the industrial and natural environments, a world where pollution is limited but not eliminated, where development is paced and integrated rather than reactive and superficial, a place where natural resources are billed as irreplaceable capital rather than a font of eternal surplus. This is no carbon credited utopia or Ludditian ideal but an acceptance and tolerance that we need to find balance between what we've got and what we want.
Matthew McLarty is a Sydney based .Technical I.T. Administrator with a passion for photography and visual arts. His photography has featured in various camera advertising campaigns, he has exhibited as a finalist in the City of Villages art competition and has taken part in various public art shows.