on WeeDiscover week

As part of the ongoing campaign to rediscover lost ethnobotanical connections, you will present an activities-filled week, in conjunction with the national campaign Weedbusters.
There will be foraging, cooking, crafting and general discussion on what it means to co-exist with other species.

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WeeDiscover week
Here’s the details:
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Wednesday 3rd September 7.30pm>10pm
WeeDiscover Gala launch. Weed food and weed craft from around the world.
Rediscover your ethnobotanical connections! Free entry. Please RSVP
Sydney, 302 Cleveland St, Surry Hills, NSW
www.officialsydney.com
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Friday 5th September 12am>3pm
WeeDiscover Foraging Trip!
An easy stroll in South Moore Park for a foraging extravaganza.
See website for details: www.weedyconnection.com/weediscover Free . Please RSVP
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Saturday 6th September 2pm>3.30pm
WeeDiscover Guided Tour.
Come and join in a friendly and fun re-interpretation of our urban nature. Free
Prince Alfred Park,Surry Hills
Meet at the George St entrance, off Cleveland St.
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Sunday 7th September 2pm>3.30pm
WeeDiscover Guided Tour.
Come and join in a friendly and fun re-interpretation of our urban nature. Free
Prince Alfred Park,Surry Hills
Meet at the George St entrance, off Cleveland St.
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Also available online here

This project was assisted by a Marketing Grant for NSW Artists administered by the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) through funding from Arts NSW, an agency of the NSW Government.
nava
www.visualarts.net.au

This project is auspiced
by the Network of
UnCollectible Artists

nuca

This project is part of WeedBusters week 1-7 September 08
weedbusters
www.weedbusters.info

Please let us know if you want to join in this fun-filled family activity!
info[at]weedyconnection[dot]com
or 0411 293178

oh, by the way, the Database is back online, and it’s all Creative Commons!

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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