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.
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.
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.