Category Archives: craft

humor! yes please

indeed, you laughed. While looking around in your connections you seldom come about new things/people/corners in the wide web.. little windows into someone else’s media adventure. This time you found an urban forager, or rather an urban scout as Peter … Continue reading

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On making lilly pilli jam and searching for cabbage tree palms

It is likely, according to Jim, that the alluvial flats of Bundanon and adjoining properties had several Brush cherries Sygyzum penniculata. Now there are only a few very old specimen of it left, as they were cleared out of valuable … Continue reading

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Day 2, making strings, and learning about corkwood

we went to collect a young Brown Kurrajong, Commersonia fraseri, also known as Black-fellow’s Hemp, as it was extensively used as a source of fibre. The branch is pounded with a rounded stone to facilitate the separation of the inner … Continue reading

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back in Bundanon

In Bundanon for a week, the starting point of a project which sparked off from your involvement with SiteWorks (please click the link to know more). As a spin-off from the amazing laboratory that SiteWorks was, you and Jim Wallis … 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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Who am I f*cking kiddin.

Basel, the fair, image after image on this flickr set will give the reader an idea. Probably many came through this kermess already, or, even better, as Ilaria posted on my facebook a while back: Readers? Yeh. You’re here with … Continue reading

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about above

A show finished last Saturday at First Draft, where three artist presented three distinctive and unrelated bodies of work. You enjoyed all three, for different reasons, Leah McPherson’s flip-book short films, a fantastic editing exercise activated by viewers, Josy Cavallaro’s … Continue reading

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stop mowing your bloody lawns!

Found this: As we seek to integrate our agricultural systems with the landscape, in a way that follows an ethic of bioregional stewardship, the native and naturalized flora of our region offer a uniquely diverse resource. The plants that surround … Continue reading

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Bundanon List – Black Berry Nightshade (Solanum Nigrum)

The list keeps flowing from your findings in Bundanon Annual growing to 0.6m by 0.3m. It flowers all through summer, and the seeds ripen in autumn. The flowers are hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and are pollinated by … Continue reading

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