ROBERT TOMMY PAU, 'Harbour of Dreams', 2021, linocut on somerset velvet white 300gsm 100% cotton, 40 x 80.7 cm
"This prints depicts Thursday Island Harbour in its heyday. It encapsulates the dreams of so many nations including Torres Strait Islanders (TSI) inclusion in staking a claim in the Queensland and Australian new settlement and economy. The West Australian reported in November 1938, on page 5, that the “Diver of the Torres Strait” as the “Wealthiest in the Pacific”."
Courtesy of the artist.