Cathryn Monro lives in Wellington and exhibits regularly throughout New Zealand. Since graduating from Elam School of Fine Arts she has undertaken several private and public
Per Capita means “for each head of population”. The composition of the work is very simple; it’s a 4 piece puzzle. Yet the pieces don’t fit together. So it is not simple anymore. An obvious sense of fitting and belonging is immediately confounded.
Two pieces are shaped as portraits in profile, and two have the profiles cut out from a square – i.e. two are in positive form and two in negative space.