Hinterland Valerie

Hinterland Valerie will be a site specific and collaborative response to working in the Ferryman’s Hut. During this creative development Erika Scott and Rebecca Ross will embrace actions of team work to create an object-based installation that documents the current moment.

The Ferryman’s Hut will act as a self-contained zone within which the artists will expand on relationships with environment, society, nature, our bodies and the cosmos. The amenity and location of the Ferryman’s Hut marks a place of transitory interactions, and of things drifting and shifting along the river, notions that underpin the intentions and actions that will be carried out during the residency.



1 – 14 Feb, 2021


Ferryman’s Hut


Erika Scott
Erika Scott’s visual language unfolds through a variety of media, often reassembling and modifying discarded household objects, furniture, and popular culture debris. She works towards building space that reflect what she values and finds important, and this usually requires her to establish and satisfy an ongoing set of physical parameters. Within these parameters things teeter between image and object, the organic and artificial , form and anti-form. Erika Scott completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (visual art) with Honours at the Queensland University of Technology in 2010 and is the director of the Artist Run Initiative ‘The Soylent Spot’.

Rebecca Ross
Rebecca Ross lives on Queensland’s Gold Coast where she works as an artist, academic and director of The Walls Art Space. Rebecca’s work is concerned with mapping the junctures of site, situation and sensation. Since completing a Master of Fine Art at Queensland University of Technology (2005) she has undertaken major art projects for Festival 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and Bleach Festival, and participated in international artist in residence programs in Malta, Italy and New Zealand. Rebecca has exhibited at the Embassy of Australia in Washington D.C. U.S.A. (2012), been awarded the Rome Studio at the British School at Rome by the Australia Council for the Arts (2013) and supported by the City of Gold Coast to undertake a mentorship and travel to Los Angeles and Miami, U.S.A. (2014). Rebecca has been actively involved in the contemporary art scene in South East Queensland since the millennium and her contribution to the Gold Coast arts ecology has been recognised with an International Women’s Day Leadership Award (2020).


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