• Contemporary Art Awards

Lucent Creatures by Julie Rees


Ellie Coleman's, Lucent Creatures series
Image Credit: Ellie Coleman, Lucent Creatures 2018, taxidermy and crystals

Ellie Coleman’s (b.1992) ongoing sculptural series, Lucent Creatures (2018-), at first, seem akin to treasured objects. On the contrary, her work is concerned with the devaluing and limited perceptions around the ‘social value’ of animals. As a vegan-artist, Ellie began formulating this series while working toward her Doctor of Creative Arts (DCA) at the University of Southern Queensland. Her primary focus is on dev