Size: 42×84 cm
Price: € 1500
Year: 2019
Info: Oil on wood art painting

Victoria – Earth & Fire

Victoria is one of the most fire-prone regions in the world and has significantly shaped much of the landscape. Our collective response and recovery to past bushfires drive us to adapt to the many impacts of climate change.
Aboriginal people used fire for many thousands of years to ´care for country´. The fires were a tool that encouraged the growth and extent of grasslands to enhance hunting, reduced, fuel levels, and kept vegetation from becoming dense and hard to walk through.
There are few comprehensive records of bushfires in the early stages of European settlement or beforehand. The following chronology includes only those