Museum of the Riverina,
Botanic Gardens site, Wagga Wagga: March 15 to April 29, 2012
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre,
12 Berry Street, Nowra: May 31 to July 26, 2012
Launch Saturday, June 2, 12noon to 2pm
McGlade Gallery, ACU Strathfield campus, June 15 - July 6, 2013
Cessnock Regional Art Gallery, 16 Vincent Street, Cessnock, Feb 19 to March 16, 2014
Tuesday, 20 December 2011
Tuesday, 6 December 2011
On his second voyage in 1772, Captain Cook set out to prove whether Antarctica existed. He didn't find it and decided that if there was land down there it was uninhabitable.
When: Dec 5, 2011 to Feb 19, 2012
Where: State Library of NSW
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
And learned that it had been cut down to fit a female owner. Elizabeth would have been horrified.
Sunday, 9 October 2011
Robin found this installation just out side the old GPO.... interesting. Then on the bus, was the random act of kindness story for clue no 24 on the map.
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Saturday, 17 September 2011
Sunday, 7 August 2011
Friday, 6 May 2011
Wednesday, 4 May 2011
We came across this exhibition in the library at Coimbra university. They would only allow me to photograph the poster of the exhibition.
This map is in the cathedral in Sevilla. It is noted for its opulence thanks to the wealth Spain acquired in the Americas.
Thursday, 31 March 2011
Following our visit to the Mitchell Library, we chose to see a piece of tapa cloth that was collected before 1900. It would make a very striking waistcoat. And it is much thiner than the piece that Elizabeth Cook was "working on."
Her embroidered map of Australia was (dimly) reflected in a doiley that brough back a rush of memories of the printed linen of my youth.
Sunday, 20 March 2011
Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Society will present a lecture on Monday, May 16, 2011 by Paul Brunton who is a Senior Curator at the Mitchell Library, NSW. There is a $20.00 fee for lecture which will be held at the Wentworth Falls School of Arts theatre, Great Western Highway at 10.30 for 11.00am.
Wednesday, 23 February 2011
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Friday, 11 February 2011
More than just a conference, Textile Forum South West is hosting a whole day exploring textile territories – looking, listening and participating in mapping the future together.
We will survey ideas from traditional geographical and textile maps to virtual mapping now; view current personal textile practice using journey as both inspiration and process; demonstrate new routes to networking with like-minded makers and have the chance to participate in making fabric markers for mapping further textile journeys.
Speakers include, Peter Merrett, land surveyor, Dr Hilary Turner, historian specialising in tapestry maps; Kirsty Hall, expert blogger and navigator of the internet; the keynote speaker is Dail Behennah, celebrated maker who is both a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts and the Royal Geographical Society.
When: Saturday, March 26
Where: Conference Centre, Somerset college of Art and Technology, Taunton.
Cost: Tickets including lunch and all refreshments : TFSW members £50, Non-members £60, Students £40
Info: Julie Bowyer, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, 30 January 2011
Beth has learned much about the ebb and flow of this body of water, its mapping and exploitation. She expresses her perceptions in sculpural forms made of native grasses that she sews into tools and vessels.
The exhibition will run until March 13 at the corner of Horsley Drive and Oxford Street, Smithfield. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 4pm, Sun 1 - 4pm.