Thing old, thing new...
Strata geological and genealogical (aka whakapapa).
Made as the borders (geopolitical, psychological, microbiological, spiritual) closed. Words and phrases read or heard during lockdown.
These paintings, grouped under the working title 'Separation Strategies', became part of the group exhibition Flat Earthers (the Engine Room, Wellington, July 2021, curated by Raewyn Martin). Scroll to far right of phrases below for a list of sources.