the cabinets

the cabinets, originally uploaded by the weed one.

you will have to put a name at whatever is coming out of this soil.
so far you’d like to guess the presence of Farmers friends (bidens pilosa) and a representative of the oxalis genus (wood sorrel)
bit early to go any further than that.

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 ( 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. Diego has also been working with WeedyConnection, an environmental art campaign. The project involves an online resource (, 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 the cabinets

  1. Lucas says:

    hey boss

    not that you need much help with identifying your beloved weedies, but Kirsten from Milkwood has put up this post about ways to identify unknown species of plant:

    I found the flickr forum she links to particularly useful in finding out that my strange plant was an acacia!


  2. info says:

    hey, thanks lucas, i’m quite fond of Tony Rodd, who’s trying to identify the plant for you, he’s flickr photostream has a default Creative Commons licence, and he granted me the use of quite a few images for the weedyconnection database.
    anyhow, didnt lknow bout the What plant is that flickr group, i joined and surely enough i will benefit from the expertise out there.

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