Penny Coss (NSW)

‘Like a wall, very black’ a ‘disappearing sea’, a ‘vertical rise’. These are eyewitness accounts of when the tsunami that hit Aceh Province, Indonesia in 2004. The Fremantle shore borders the same Indian ocean, an earth quake prone region that caused this and other Tsunamis. Documented and anecdotal accounts of strange ocean activity all along the Western Australian coast highlight the close connection we have to the people who suffered from this natural disaster. Penny Coss’ work in Cliff St aims to realise this connection through a bodily or physical comparison to the height and force of the Tsunami that reached 30m when it hit Aceh Province.

Waterline will be accompanied by a full exhibition upstairs at PS Art Space.

Info & Ticketing


Newspaper House | 36-45 Cliff Street, Fremantle

PS Art Space | upstairs, 22 Pakenham Street, Fremantle


Saturday 28 October – Saturday 30 December

10am – 4pm, Tuesday – Sunday