Birth of Fear
Original Oil Painting on Canvas
150 x 122 cm
1992 Beasts and Beauties
As the whitening process began in the mission schools, all the children's previous beliefs were discarded. The dazzling light rushes in searching for the taken girl, as the dreaming spirits sit degraded, ridiculed and shunned in the back rows of the church - hopelessly stripped of their power to the girls soul. She drops to her knees. Her life ends, her fear begins.