here it is

map

the map of the Self-Guided Tour of the weeds of Maundrell Park, Petersham, part of the Art in the Park: Cross Pollination, group show curated by the Makeshift duo.

Here you can find a PDF version of it (better for print, 1,814kb).
and here is the Guide, where the species are detailed.

The Self-Guided Tour of the Weeds of Maundrell Park: Stop mowing your lawns Australia, eat them! can be experienced all year round.
The 9 plants presented in the Guide are common inhabitant of Sydeny urban environments, chances are each one will be in the area specified by the Map.
This would be the forth botanical survey and subsequent presentation of findings offered to the public:

  • The first one was in 2002, a collaboration with Maxine Foxxx, in a abandoned garden in Western Sydney. Details here and short doco here.
  • Then there was the tour that started the blog, WeedyConnection Self Guided Tour, in 2006, Hunter Valley, Wollombi.
    The 10 panels produced for that presentation are available here.
  • The third was produced in response to a residency at Bundanon, NSW, which can be downloaded here.
  • All available to download, collect them all!!

    About info

    Diego Bonetto is a multimedia artist living and practicing in Sydney, Australia, and is a key member of artists' collectives SquatSpace and the BigFAGPress. -The SquatSpace collective has been producing ground-breaking events and projects since 2000. The group has been curated in a number of shows both in Australia and overseas. The current initiatives, the Redfern-Waterloo Tour of beauty (www.squatspace.com/redfern) tackle issues of social representation and the politics of space generated by gentrification. -The BigFagPress (BFP) is a publishing facility housed in Wooloomooloo, Sydney. The BFP is a salvaged 4-tonnes Off-set proof press. The press allows for the creation of countless artworks by keen printmakers and self-started publishers. www.bigfagpress.org Diego has also been working with WeedyConnection, an environmental art campaign. The project involves an online resource (www.weedyconnection.com), short documentary films, cooking shows, blogs, installations, prints, facebook interventions and various site-specific installations in the form of self-guided tours. WeedyConnection tackle the anthropocentric view of what environment should look like. Based on research and data provided by disciplines as far apart as biology, anthropology, paloenthology, social ecology and ethno botany it formulates ethical questions about cultural representation in times of environmental urgency.
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    2 Responses to here it is

    1. Luca says:

      hey dieg, these all sound great! you got pix from the day? have you printed up those flyers? lets do em on the fag eh?!
      x

    2. info says:

      pictures?
      ooops, you reminded me i got none.
      yes, let’s print!

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