Every couple months, the KSCA gang come together for a sleepover at Ian Milliss’ house. Because we live across the state and communicate most often via electronic media, these sleepovers are a precious time for us to get together in veritable reality and remind each other that we are all still embodied beings and thatContinue reading
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
On a nippy weekend in August, KSCA hosted a weekend gathering in beautiful rugged country outside of Rylstone, to share ideas about rural futures, art and sustainability, and rural/urban interaction. Here are Laura’s recollections.
There were 17 of us, travelling from as far north as Inverell as far south as Albury (I’ve listed those
So we had a long drive getting to the living classroom. It was a lot of fun, driving along narrow country roads that wound through the endless valley. It was a little bit of a shock, finding myself in the car with Laura and the first hour of the so was composed of an almostContinue reading
Laura and I recently took a road trip to Bingara to visit our partners at The Living Classroom and other local folk to establish connection and build relationships as a means of developing the latest KSCA project “An Artist a Farmer and a Scientist walk into the bar…”.
As the title implies, the project will bring
What does a hat say about a human? During our New England road trip Eloise Lindebach saw the whimsy in our various head-coverings, and made this group portrait of KSCA members and some of the lovely people who showed us around.
On our road trip to New England I (Eloise Lindeback) was immersed in all things soil and land management, learning first hand from Tim Wright and Glenn Morris whilst visiting their regenerative farms and soaking in the knowledge other KSCA members shared with me during the long car trips.
After meeting Glenn Morris at Futurelands2
Here are the reflections of Kim Williams, Wollongong artist, who came along on the KSCA Road Trip:
“Lana” was one of the planned farm visits on a regenerative agriculture farm tour of northern NSW. Laura Fisher initiated this trip having received some funding through Sydney University. She was encouraged to use this time as an
On our KSCA Regenerative Agriculture Road Trip to New England, we visited three significant agricultural landscapes: two established farms (Tim Wright and Glenn Morris) and the in-transition land of The Living Classroom.
At all three sites, our hosts walked us around, drove us about in the back of utes, and showed us detailed maps of
KSCA’s first night in the New England region was spent in Bingara, at The Living Classroom‘s bunkhouse (nothing like bunk beds to make you feel like you’re on a road trip!). Here are Laura Fisher’s impressions:
We were welcomed by Rick and Susan Hutton, Linda and Garry McDouall and Francis and David Young and Francis’