We Are Not Witches I, mixed media collaboration with JJES, 2017
We Are Not Witches
We Are Not Witches, was a tryptich produced in collaboration between Erin and her partner Joshua James Elkannah Solomon (JJES). Both artists, each with some uncertainty of their ancestral ties. The works consider the loss of knowledge of self and the natural environment by social mechanisms.
Gouache, acrylic, aerosol and ballpoint pen on watercolour paper, unframed, 595 x 420mm
From the exhibition 'Plants and People - In Direction' at Studio One Toi Tū, 2017.
The exhibition marked the end of Erin's artists residency with Studio One Toi Tū. During her residency Erin continued to investigate the link between decline in biological and cultural diversity. Exploring this proposition through the relationship of people to the natural environment. Her research has frequently taken her out of the studio. The photographs and objects that were a part of this exhibition represent personal highlights of this research process directing her creative practice.