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SWELL Smalls Gallery 2023 Artwork – Warming Stripes

This woven artwork is an interpretation of Professor Ed Hawkins’ ‘Warming Stripes’ graphic. The weave visually represents the change in average annual temperatures in Australia from 1910 to 2020, with each year being represented by a vertical stripe. Blue tones represent annual temperatures below the average, while red tones are temperatures above the average. The resulting work visually highlights the extent and pace of global warming, prompting reflection on our current trajectory.