These bonza fine art prints were released as part of Ruby Mackinnon's 2018 exhibition Colourful Language, exploring favourite Aussie expressions of praise, banter, and mateship. Australian slang is also known as 'strine', and its mysteries are learned by Aussies from the cradle. Having said that, 'strine' is so weird even Aussies are perplexed by it sometimes.
Ruby Mackinnon's joyful prints bring a splash of Australian exuberance to any home and make a ripper gift to celebrate special occasions.
Meaning: Well done, can be positive or sarcastically dry.
Colour palette inspired by the Daintree Rainforest.
Colour palette inspired by Whitehaven Beach.
'She'll Be Right'
Meaning: It will be ok, don't worry.
Colour palette inspired by the Australian flag.
Meaning: Not a problem.
Colour palette inspired by Eucalyptus bark.
Meaning: Yeah - I've heard you/agree but Nah - No/not into it.
Colour palette inspired by Pink Flowering Gum.
Material(s): Acid free archival Hahnemuhle Bamboo paper - 310gsm. Ultrachrome K3 inks.
Size (cm): 20 x 20.
*Printed in Brunswick by Hound and Bone Fine Art Printers, Colourful Language prints come in a limited edition of 50. Each print is signed and numbered by the artist.
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