This glorious view of the MacDonnell ranges deep in the red centre of Australia is yet another in the Spacecraft pantheon . This is a combination of their screen printing brilliance with the use of 100 year old door panels reclaimed from old Victorian doors destined for landfill.
Once again they show us that it is possible to re-use materials and images from our past to re-connect us with a sense of how we got here. So much that passes for ‘design’ these days has the effect of separating and insulating us from the experience of a shared narrative journey into the present moment. If you get a chance you should ask Stewart Russell about this picture and his intention for it. It is part of the build-up to an exciting collaborative art work involving old doors, Aboriginal painting, and museum archives.
Without a sense of how we got here and sharing our stories, how can we chart the road ahead?