Monthly Archives: August 2010

First weedbook tour: Farm cove, The Domain and the now Royal Botanic Gardens

Getting ready for the first of a series of tours in Sydney, first up The Domain, this coming Saturday, still places available, book via education@mca.com.au or 9245 2484.. The Domain. This is a great way to start, as just over … Continue reading

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on Weedbuster week and why you still at it

Ok, so you are going to offer 5 tours in the next month and a half, in 5 different locations. This is nothing new to your practice, as you have been using this ‘delivery’ concept as far back as 2002, … Continue reading

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on how to display botanical reality

Oxalis, living in enclosed environment, a terrarium. This growing plant is part of an exhibition at the MCA, opening this Friday, In The Balance, a show about art and environment. You have made a terrarium before, and this latest ones … Continue reading

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a sudden shift

you in Bundanon for a couple of days, left the hyper communication behind opting for a more rewarding, considered exchange with fellow artists and scientist as part of Siteworks 2010: laboratory and forum. As the website say: SiteWorks, an ongoing … Continue reading

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On weeds etc..

And yet another great radio documentary by ABC Radio National, this time written and presented by NoĆ«lle Janaczewska. Touching on many aspects of the complexities that weeds inhabit, from wildlife xenophobia to cultural heritage Vs environmental integrity, this documentary makes … Continue reading

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passing on some good writing

Patrick Jones is an artist, permaculturalist and dad from Melbourne. At the moment busy with the setting up of a food forest as part of the incoming show at the MCA, In the Balance, check out the progress here and … Continue reading

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