Interview with Dr Stephen Haley for Artlink: Contemporary Art of Australia and the Asia Pacific, Vol 31, No 4, 2011
SH: Although your work addresses many issues, let’s concentrate on colour. First up – your technique involves pouring ‘skins’ of paint, cutting these into various landscape-like forms and recombining them as collage. How intentional is the colour choice or do you make various skins and then choose among them to create a work?
Interview The Blackmail Dec 2010
Kate Shaw’s glacial tripped out landscapes are at once dreamy and disturbing. Pastel pinks swirl organically against acid limes, while a trickle of glitter outlines a slimy green pool. Underneath her work’s innate beauty, lies a more ominous subcurrent. In a way, Shaw’s work is a warning. Her landscapes are concerned with issues of environmental degradation, while tapping into the innate fear and feeling of disconnection we have with the natural world.read more