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Diego Bonetto was invited to talk about weeds, but not the usual talk on how to kill them, but new/old perspectives: define what is useful, acknowledge abundance and even harvest the seasonal supply as food produce.
A glimpse of the vision behind Karla Dickens’ short film project with Bruce Pascoe.
Soil humus is both architecture and infrastructure for the organisms that live in it. So what if the humus model could function in the same way… but for people?
What if farmers were paid to adopt farming methods that ensured that the carbon that is causing trouble in our atmosphere was sequestered in their soils? This tantalising possibility is explored in Lucas Ihlein's collaborative project with Allan Yeomans called 'Baking Earth: Soil and the Carbon Economy', which is currently part of an exhibition in Melbourne.
Ian Milliss, Georgie Pollard and Alex Wisser are participating in this exhibition coming up soon at Artbank - hope to see you there!
Its a complete hole. I’ve finished. Its done, finalised. We’ve come to the end. I’ve taken the last photos and video, packed up the car and am ready to drive home. My job is done… I seem to be trying to convince myself of something.
Kim and Lucas have been very busy working with collaborators in Mackay on a project that reimagines the relationship between sugarcane farming and The Reef, and has sunflowers at its heart. Kim’s penned some songs, Lucas has written some reflections and there’s a lovely video of a planting event last year too.
5 years ago, Imogen Semmler left the wacky world of festival production and art making to pursue an Ecology degree at UNE in Armidale. Now, with a vast soil science knowledge bank in her back pocket, she is pursuing a project that bridges these two worlds.
Leanne Thompson has been building a friendship with restorative farmer, Paul Newell since being introduced by ecologist Prof David Goldney in 2013.
Congratulations to KSCA artist Gilbert Grace who took out the Greenway Art Prize this year!