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on the kind on sweeping statements facebook is full of

Facebook became the platform you work with the most this days, for a number of reasons. Firstly because as a cultural producer you engage with media where it is most active, starting from a couple of years back when you … Continue reading

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on how to make a bark canoe

Historians Jim Walliss and instigator Diego Bonetto collaborate with artists Steve Russell and Noel Lonesborough from Boolarng Nangamai Aboriginal Corporation to tackle the challenge of making a traditional (Aboriginal) Jervis Bay canoe from the bark of a stringybark tree sourced … Continue reading

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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 Bidens pilosa

You have been walking around, and traveling the world lately, so that you could compare the spontaneous vegetation in different parts of the globe..no not that many, but a few. You came across this Bidens pilosa on The Domain, Sydney, … Continue reading

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on the danger of loosing landmarks

In the 1940′s a farmer north-west of Sydney devised a new way to interact with the landscape in order to minimize the loss of topsoil due to erosion, store water and enhance the ability of the soil to regenerate and … 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 Tribulus Terrestris

You are subscribed to many lists and groups with a focus on foraging or plants as medicinal aids and more. One of this is a MSN Group, Healing Herbs. In it several contributors share their knowledge while other users ask … 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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