The Killing of Desire by Millie Elliott

QPAC Commissioned artist, Millie Elliot, created a photographic essay on the killing of desire

Turn from the longing.

Satisfy the want.

Release the wish.

Crush the hope.

Cease the yearning.

Sigh. Repeat.


Millie Elliott

Millie Elliott is a British artist currently based in Brisbane. Through her photographic practice she explores the tangible wonders of alchemical processes, and works to push the boundaries of the physical image. Since graduating from Falmouth University in the UK, Millie has worked to combine images from found archives as well as her own, forming narratives and new truths from their newfound sequences. Millie’s work is an ode to the photographic album and the raw physicality of photography’s history.