Monthly Archives: May 2009

orr st garden

penny algar, an artist who specialises in horticultural vs art projects has created a public garden focusing on cultivating and celebrating weeds and insect, as part of her masters work. working with amanda coulston whose work on emergent system in … Continue reading

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Parliamone

you gave a talk in Torino, at Fluxs Atelier, a space run by two artists from your native city, Manuela e Guido. A talk about your practice, personal and collective outputs from Sydeny. About 15 people came long, some artists, … Continue reading

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On passing on someone elses writings

Working in Venice at the moment, assisting Cordeiro+Healy in their contribution to the Biennale. In the occasional spare time you go around looking for ancient trees and secret gardens. In the mean time this article was suggested by Lucas: Becoming … Continue reading

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on learning history through people’s personal expiriences.

I was 11, in Leipzig, and it was a very confusing time. The year before it was just normal to go marching flags in hand for days like this (1st of may ndr). And then, all at the sudden, there … Continue reading

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Spinning art into a fine thread

The story goes Leipzig had the biggest cotton-spinning plant of continental Europe. At the time 4,000 people worked in a 10 hectares complex which included worker’s homes, allotment gardens and the factory’s kindegarten. After the fall of DDR the factories … Continue reading

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