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Author Archives: perdita

The field

A walk-through view of he Field exhibition of 1968 reproduced in Smith and Green (2002, fig 03.02)

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enhancement: MAKING SENSE

enhancement: MAKING SENSE 25 May to 25 July 2016 i3S Instituto de Investigãçao e Inovação em Saúde Universidade do Porto Curated by Maria Manuela Lopes with work by Andy Gracie UK Carlos Marques PT Herwig Turk AT Kathy High USA Kathleen Rogers UK Marta de Menezes PT Maria Manuela Lopes PT Paulo Bernadino Basto PT […]

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leedermeg

Was given some old postcards and found this one with Leedermeg in it! I remember seeing this thing as a kid but only saw Brian Blanchflower’s book many years later. The story I heard that was there was a chrome plating plant that was bulldozed when the Mitchell Freeway went through and the strange chemical […]

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thinking vaguely about hydrocarbon landscapes — popping up again

thinking vaguely about hydrocarbon landscapes — popping up again after considering Energy and Experience: An Essay in Nafthology by Antti Salminen & Tere Vadén and Petro-subjectivity: De-industrializing our sense of self

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Protected: Tati

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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some research into the Trans-Antarctica expedition of 1914 – 1917

Frank Hurley’s photoshop-before-photoshop is well known. Here I am working through the famous hello-goodbye image.

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(( pollen ))

Invitation to the arduous and illuminating InConversation show. See catalogue here.

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Christmas Island Pipistrelle bat day

The very last Xmas island Pipistrelle bat was heard on 25 August 2009 with no further ‘sightings’ (hearings) despite intensive efforts to locate the species. http://www.perditaphillips.com/the-very-last-christmas-island-pipistrelle-bat/ A tribute to an incomprehensible inability to act.

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PICA Salon

A performative walk, A creature-spotter’s guide to your local neighbourhood, was sold at the PICA Salon on Saturday 2 August.  

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A survey of the flora of the Lake Cooloongup National Park

Water soaked cover

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Canopy installation

A quick picture of the artworks Karri King (drawing), and the book and postcard (print) Karri Kings (please don’t tuck me in until I’m yours) installed in the show Canopy available here

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Canopy – into the forest

  A print, a book, a drawing in this show: Mundaring Arts Centre invites you to the opening of Canopy – into the forest Peter Dailey, Mel Dare, Joanne Duffy, Bec Juniper, Norma MacDonald, Clare McFarlane, Alan Muller, Perdita Phillips, Gregory Pryor, Nien Schwarz, Nalda Searles, David Small, Holly Story, Paul Uhlmann, Linda van der […]

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Penguins listening to gramophone

    Penguins listening to the Gramophone during the summer from The Heart of the Antarctic (1909) by Ernest Shackleton

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Karri Kings: modern sawmill

    Modern sawmill Sawmill and shunting yards? What exists there now? ____________________ I found these images in an old postcard album. In March 2014 I wish to rephotograph, as much as possible these locations in and around Pemberton, for an exhibition about forests called Canopy. Some are quite obvious where they are, others are […]

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Karri Kings: forest industry

    forest industry Will this photograph bring back especially personal memories? Will we see it as something of the present or the past? ____________________ I found these images in an old postcard album. In March 2014 I wish to rephotograph, as much as possible these locations in and around Pemberton, for an exhibition about […]

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