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Allan Giddy, who has been using solar technology as a medium for art making for a remarkable 20 years now, is a special guest at our Artist Farmer Scientist picnic on the 28th of April.
Epicurean Harvest farmer Erika Watson puts sunshine at the heart of the artist, farmer, scientist conversation: a special blog about solar energy, horticulture, creative farming, and the future.
“Salad-bowl” pasture anyone? Read about the Hallora Farm tour and soil sample demo in this blog, but you can also be part of conversation with the farmers Niels and Maja Olsen, Lucas, Allan Yeomans, Dru Marsh and Loisa Kiely from Carbon Farmers of Australia at Monash University Art Museum tomorrow, March 23, 2-4pm. Link to details is in the blog!
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.