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Escape, 2006

by Eddy Collett

Escape, 2006

Yr. 12 Narrabundah College
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From an early age I have loved the jungle. Tropical, humid, full of weird and wonderful plants and creatures with an atmosphere of subdued light, strange noises and earthy smells. Later in life I set about trying to create my own jungle in what happened to be the iciest capital in Australia. So my special place that makes me different and a bit quirky is my greenhouse. To symbolise this I constructed a scene using the most verdant and jungle-like foliage along with giant bugs and bizarre flowers to form a surreal exaggeration of my jungle escape.

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