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Tim Storrier, ‘Lighting Fires’ (1993)


The documentary is a biography of Australian painter, Tim Storrier. It follows the artist as he goes to the outback to paint. He photographs subjects and creates live foregrounds for his work. Storrier is accompanied by his father and his son, and talks about his love of the Australian desert and his upbringing in the bush.

Curator’s notes

The filmmaker has revealed the painter at home and at work using a relaxed style that tells us more about Tim Storrier’s approach to life and art than by asking a series of 'in depth’ current affairs style questions.