Peter Doherty AC

“The silos that bulk large in our view as we drive through country towns and rural landscapes are rigid structures made of concrete, steel or a combination of both. Their purpose is to store and protect products (eg grains, coal, carbon black, woodchips) that are degraded by weather and can even be dangerous when wet. And, apart from that strictly utilitarian function, the blank expanse of, especially, concrete silos is increasingly being used as a ‘canvas’ …”