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The actual title of this work is:
“The suggestions were well received by the opposition parties (Paul Lennon, 2006)” Jamin, 2006, enamel on aluminium, 120 × 120cm.

The text in the piece is a quote from the Tasmanian Premier Paul Lennon in June 2006 during Question Time in parliament where he made a few (joking?) suggestions for a new Tasmanian slogan. He said:

“Tasmania: a state of conspiracy perhaps (laugh) or perhaps we could even have Tasmania: the mates rates place. I like this one though, I like this one, Tasmania: no hiding here.”

Hmmm…. food for thought.

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2006, jamin, lennon, paul, stencil, unleashed07

Comments

  • Scott Robinson
    Scott Robinsonover 7 years ago

    Strong image, great use of text.

  • Amanda J Slack-Smith
    Amanda J Slack...over 7 years ago

    Well conceived and executed. Really interesting in where you’re heading next. Are you still working with political commentary?

  • jamin
    jaminover 7 years ago

    thank you. I am still working with political material…

  • Juilee  Pryor
    Juilee Pryorabout 7 years ago

    Thid is a fabo image. Well done it’s really strong.

  • sjem ©
    sjem ©about 7 years ago

    Tasmania : Founded by convicts, run by convicts.

  • STRINGER
    STRINGERalmost 7 years ago

    O! say can you seeeeeeeeeee! all the turds float on byyyyyeee! gunns don’t kill people man they kill trees……. Fiona Lees from c.a.s.t. gave me a link to your web stuff aboooot a month ago (i live in Queenstown, west coast) i never contacted you cos i think all this political stuff can be a bit of a futile crusade….. but now i find you here and i just thought you might get a laugh out of one of my pieces…… it’s called “politics in tasmania” check it out if ya get the chance….oh and that Paul Lennon is a pig headed FUCKWIT!!!! WITH ALL HIS CRONIES HE’S GONNA SEND TASMANIA BACK INTO THE GOOD OLD BLACK DEATH CHOKING INDUSTRIAL VICTORIAN ERA FOR A QUICK BUCK!!! THE STATE IS BROKE THEY"VE FUCKED THE HEALTH SYSTEM HERE ON THE WEST COAST THEY COULDN"T MANAGE A SHIT FIGHT IN A SPASTIC ASYLUM AND IT"S ABOUT TIME WE BROUGHT OUT THE GOOD OLD QUEENSTOWN FIST OF LOVE TO SORT THE CUNTS OUT!!!!!!! you can put that in yer stencil art if ya like….orright E then matey stay in touch ……..Whippety KRACK!!!!

  • jamin
    jaminalmost 7 years ago

    cheeeeeers.

  • Kelly McGill
    Kelly McGillalmost 7 years ago

    There’s the big man.. nice work!

  • Blackroaches
    Blackroachesover 6 years ago

    MAM MA MEYA GREAT WORK

  • Michael Creese
    Michael Creeseover 3 years ago

    Nice!

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