Confronting petrochemical culture

Gilbert Grace writes:
As a painter, with an interest in the sustainable use of materials and resources, I see common threads linking traditional painting methods, agriculture, housing, and food production.
The painting ‘supports’ – canvas, timber and the natural size used to prime and glue the them together, are sourced from the land. Canvas is

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Cementa 17 – Marloo farm tour announced!

Well, we must have been well behaved and very good listeners when we all visited Marloo farm during Futurelands2, because Stuart and Megan Andrews are welcoming us back again for Cementa 17. During the festival, KSCA will be launching the Futurelands2 newspaper, sharing the progress of The Hemp Initiative (don’t miss the cookies!), and we’re chuffed to announce that we’ll also

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Art on show during Futurelands2!

Two weeks to go and we are excited to announce that three fabulous art projects will be in show during Futurelands2. Genevieve Murray’s The Nomadic Office will be installed in the Kandos Community Hall for the full weekend – pop in to have a conversation about the past and future of rural stock routes. Meanwhile you’ll also find

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‘Ecologies of Land and Sea’: Sydney Environment Institute

KSCA member Laura Fisher will be participating in the upcoming colloquium ‘Art, Science, Oceans’ which is being convened by the Space, Place and Country research cluster at Sydney College of the Arts in association with Sydney Environment Institute.
Friday 12 August, 2016
http://sydney.edu.au/environment-institute/events/arts-science-oceans/
The day brings together scientific, humanist and artistic scholars from The University

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First Meeting – The Hemp Initiative at Marloo

In April this year KSCA’s first project got off the ground when several of us visited Marloo, a property owned by Stuart Andrews that will be the site of KSCA’s landed art residency. Stuart’s father Peter pioneering Natural Sequence Farming at the famous Tarwyn Park, a system of agriculture and hydrology that involves generating soil and using weeds to hold water

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