This work came to life through fieldwork in 2005 at Blencoe Falls, in proximity to Cardwell, tropical North Queensland.The images documenta 3 channel video projection installation created for Habitus-Habitat, an exhibition that features a selection of works curated by Beth Jackson, as part of a public art initiative of artist residencies undertaken in conjunction with the development of six walking tracks by the Environmental Protectios Agency in Queensland.
Habitus – Habitat is based on the concept that artmaking has the potential to generate a point of union between nature and culture. It’s curatorial concern focuses on artmaking as process, dialogue and exchange between artists and artworks, and unique artistic expression.
Habitus – Habitat is curated by Beth Jackson and includes artists Marian Drew, Craig Walsh, Sebastian Moody, Jeremy Hynes, Elizabeth Woods, Fiona Foley, Maree Edmiston - Prior, Barbara Hart, Jill Chism, Barbara Pierce, Anne Lord, Ben Trupperbaumer, Brian Robinson, BONEMAP (Rebecca Youdell & Russell Milledge), Zane Saunders, Ruth Parry, Shane Fitzgerald, Glen Skein, Holly Grech and Marion Gaemers.
KickArts Contemporary Arts at the Centre of Contemporary Art [CoCA), Cairns Performance Friday 17 February. Exhibition 17 Feb - 1 April 2006
Tour Dates 2008
Noosa regional Gallaery 21 November 2008 - 18 January 2009
Tour Dates 2009
Grafton Regional gallery4 February - 15 March
Gladstone Regional gallery & Museum 27 March - 9 May
The Centre for Senic Rim Arts & Culture - Beaudesert 3 June - 8 July
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery 17 July - 23 August
Gympie Regional Council 2 September - 11 October
Tour Dates 2010
Artspace Mackay 5 February - 4 April
Umbrella Studios, Townsville and School of Creative Arts Gallery James Cook University 23 April - 30 May
Childers Regional Art Gallery 22 June - 8 August
Tamworth Regional Gallery 14 August - 2 October
:Logan Art Gallery 16 November - 8 January 2011
Exhibition development was assisted by Powerlink Queensland, Touring Exhibition Partnership Plan funding from the Australia Council and project funding through Arts Queensland.
Touring exhibition supported by The GEO Project - a resources website that features image galleries, critical writing, an education kit and online activities that add a layer of interest, documentation, education and interaction across the GEO exhibitions: Antarctica – A Place in the Wilderness, Intimate Transactions, Habitus – Habitat and Replant: a new generation of botanical art.Video documentation: to come ...