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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.

Marie Claire going wild?

Anne Fullerton was on a mission. Enticed by the latest culinary crave for wild food, she decided to take on the challenge of preparing a dinner entirely sourced from urban wilderness. To do so she needed a guide to take … Continue reading

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Plants Gone Wild

below is an extract from the article By Sheridan Randall, as it appeared on the latest edition of Open House Magazine, an online and printed publication for the food industry. Read here the full article> thanks Sheridan Plants gone wild … Continue reading

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A gourmetician harvesting mushrooms

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Harvesting mushrooms with foodies

Because of what you do you get to hang out a lot with food affecionados: chefs, caterers, providores, producers, distributors, believers and amateurs. The common threat is the love for produce, its possibilities and the discovery of natural ingredients at … Continue reading

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Wild Stories, the exhibition

WILD STORIES Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre 1/12/12 – 31/1/13 “Imagine a world where we are all connected with nature – all species cohabitating in harmony, giving space to each other and allowing for the survival and thriving of each and … Continue reading

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My Crown Of Weeds

You are reblogging here the words from Jennifer Hamilton, on the occasion when you went on an harvest to collect with her the necessary ingredients for a Crown Of Weeds… read on>> “A long time ago I promised to think … Continue reading

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A review of the Wild Edibles workshops provided for Crave Sydney

This blog appeared on The Food Sage blog, see here for the original posting>> If you fancy yourself as a forager but don’t know a good edible plant from a bad one, let Diego Bonetto take you under his wild … Continue reading

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