Monthly Archives: July 2008

on one mile diets

There are lots of artistic investigations out there focusing on the way humans relate to their surrounding environments, like yours. Ally Reeves and Robin Hewlett have an ongoing project about just that. One Mile Diet takes the concept of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural diversity, ethnobotany, foraging, Other's Weeds Art | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Brenda’s Gin

A twig of a tree in the empty vessel of the Empire’s tears. Monkey do, monkey see, monkey fears. Brenda, Haberfield

Posted in underbelly | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

on hanging gardens and other tales

by Underbelly Public Arts Lab and Festival Artists: Makeshift and Nobody Editor: Dylan Behan Mostly filmed by: Dom Santangelo Music: Meem

Posted in underbelly | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

privet rave

One Bonsai Privet’s Story Twenty five years ago I was removed from a chook pen in postcode 2454 and put in a pot. What could I do to stop it? Nothing. What have I done about it? Adapted The carer … Continue reading

Posted in underbelly | Tagged | Leave a comment

chiara’s tale

This plant was left on the desk one early morning. We loved the presence of a little jumping spider! Grazie Chiara! FRA “N CESCA Fra ‘n Cesca are my two little succulents! they have both living with us since the … Continue reading

Posted in underbelly | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Luca’s

This postings are a double-blogging exercise. The project’s page is Hanging Garden and Other Tales.. Lucas and Elena with their cactus Mama Cactus On new years eve, 2001, a bunch of us went for a big bike ride around to … Continue reading

Posted in underbelly | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

mark’s green friend

My grandmother was such a great thumb. THis plant was one of few she gave me years ago, and the beginning of my personal love of plants. Nanna nena, my grandmother, passed away late last year, so this plant is … Continue reading

Posted in underbelly, wide weeds debate | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

more pots, more tales

Yesterday was a great day for the Hanging Gardens and Other Tales. Many willing palnt lover parted themselves of special friends, to enrich the dispaly of beautiful tales. below is the tale told by Ali’s green friends: I thought I … Continue reading

Posted in underbelly | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

more plants! more stories

This plant was given to me during a polish christmas celebration, It propagates very easily, you just break a branch off and stick it in the ground, and that’s how i received it. My friend has given away manyof this … Continue reading

Posted in underbelly | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment