The works Budgies in a Coalmine, Falling of a Perch and Walking on 100 Rare Australian Bird Eggshells reflect the fragility of the environment and the effects of habitat destruction on indigenous bird, mammal and plant species. Mary in the Meat Locker examines a time when the colonisers, like my Great-Grandparents, had meat lockers. It examines their relationship to meat production in comparison to today, the effects of habitat shrinkage due to the demand for meat and the incapacity of […]
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Media Release for The Sea Creatures Street Art Project, written by Ms Danita Smith. Teacher. Narrawong District Primary School. Who: Students and teachers from Narrawong District Primary School and artist Catherine Bailey What: The Sea Creatures Street Art Project (Paste-up mural made with street art techniques). Possibly the largest paste-up, of its kind, in the State. Where: On Sportspower wall in alleyway between Elijah’s Sportspower and Beach Hut Pizza, in Bentinck Street, Portland. Victoria. Australia When: Launch – Upwelling Festival […]
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The Exhibition Four FOUR artists are drawn together in their unique response to the environment though their differing artforms as a prelude to the launch of the larger project, Virtual Arboretum Portland on March 28th, 2015. The exhibition features the work of Carmel Wallace (Portland), Sandra Winkworth (Syd), Colleen Hughson (Warrnambool) and Catherine Bailey (Narrawong), and will examine the processes and responses of each of the artists’ to the green space in the town.
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