Laini Eckardt

Laini is a Multimedia Artist who enjoys using a variety of materials such as oil paint, resin, and film photography to explore her experience and relationship with the beauty of Australia’s Rainforests, Rivers, and the Ocean.

Current Work

My current body of work is a combination of memory and observation, they serve as a link to my memories of life in Far North Queensland, and a continual search to recapture the feeling of being surrounded by rainforest, the warmth of the sun and swimming in the cool waters of the waterholes and creeks.

I am intrigued by the way that light is filtered through and reflected in the water, and have tried to capture the colours of the water and the elusive qualities of the light. I attempt to recreate the quiet tranquility of water and nature; of days spent sinking and floating, still and peaceful…