Monthly Archives: January 2008

it got rained out, but that’s sub-tropical sydney for you

From The Weather Channel Gang Festival got rained out, luckily a great plan B was in place and the whole crowd got moved to Bill n George.. A while back a friend of yours from a farm down south told … Continue reading

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on windows of opportunity

Coming up this saturday is a fantastic event: Gang! Gang takes its name from the Indonesian word meaning alleyway or small side street and commenced life in 2005 as a celebration of the deep links between independent art spaces and … Continue reading

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on environmental footprints

From Sam Hofmann’s blog: Politics aside – the questions for me was and still is : ‘How do cultures modify landscapes’ ; ‘How do we recognise ourselves in an increasingly globalised world?’ ; ‘ What is the ‘real’ Australia? . … Continue reading

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Homo sapiens has always been walking. What made the specie successful was the capability of getting to know the environment around, learn possibilities and adapt. Did we lost this skills? Nowadays we don’t adapt anymore, we alter to our needs, … Continue reading

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