Artist Statement, The Lyrical River 2019

Victoria Hynes Essay, Arts Writer, ‘The Lyrical River’ 2019


“Kate Dorrough has created new works in response to the ecological and spiritual importance of the Manning River. In this process she has extended the boundaries of he practice using new mediums such as combining concrete-based sculpture with ceramic forms overlaid with video projections and textile made from fabric and paper. In stalled amongst four rooms and a corridor the pieces are an ode to the natural site which itself is composed of a unique double delta systems, islands, tributaries, catchment areas and two entrances.” Art Almanac, July 2019, Select Exhibition Previews, p 43,