Dreaming Mum again by Leah King-Smith

 In 2018 to accompany the Bowness Photography Prize exhibition, MGA launched an annual exhibition series to showcase and explore the practice of a past winner or finalist.

© Leah King-Smith. Baby, 2018, from the series, Dreaming Mum again. Chromogenic print, 105.0 x 86.0 cm, courtesy of the artist.
© Leah King-Smith. Baby, 2018, from the series, Dreaming Mum again.
Chromogenic print, 105 x 86 cm, courtesy of the artist.

Leah King-Smith is both a previous Bowness Photography Prize finalist and an MGA collection artist. King-Smith is a Queensland-based artist with a photographic practice extending across three decades. This exhibition presents the series, Dreaming Mum again, which includes King-Smith’s Bowness Photography Prize work from 2018. The series depicts the artist’s mother placed back into the context of her ancestral lands through her signature process of layering photographs.

© Leah King-Smith. Couple, 2018, from the series, Dreaming Mum again. Chromogenic print, printed 2019, 93.0 x 93.0 cm, courtesy of the artist.
© Leah King-Smith. Couple, 2018, from the series, Dreaming Mum again.
Chromogenic print, printed 2019, 93 x 93 cm, courtesy of the artist.

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