Tom O’Hern
Bone Bed
Ink drawings on archive paper
individual works approx. 150 x 90 cm
© 2009

Bone Bed explores key aspects of Melbourne's history by reflecting on the build up of bones and garbage beneath Degraves Lane. This collection of work dually serves as a memento mori as well as a reminder of the often dark and bloody past that underlies our present "peace and prosperity".

Tom O'Hern is a Melbourne-based artist whose work spans illustration, murals, painting, installation and sculpture. Tom has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the University of Tasmania.