Artwork title: The ripest fruit falls...

The ripest fruit falls from the tree.

My mum has always given the ripest to me, prepared and peeled my fruit for me, given me the best piece of meat while she takes the bone, given me more while she only has some.

The ripest fruit falls from the tree

Artwork title: These memories...

These memories are not of passing time

These memories are not of passing time

Artwork title: Heirlroom


Emma Silwanis (she/her) is a Chinese-Egyptian artist living and working on unceded Wangal and Gadigal land. Working primarily with moving image, photo, and sound, she explores the intersection of cultures, traditions and practices. She draws upon her emotional responses that arise from reflecting on personal lived experiences and collective memories. She hopes to connect with people through her work.

Ways to connect

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UNSW School of Art & Design stands on an important place of learning and exchange first occupied by the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples.

We acknowledge the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land that our students and staff share, create and operate on. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and extend this respect to all First Nations peoples across Australia. Sovereignty has never been ceded.