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Author Archives: perdita

pollen count

A pollen drawing… Thinking about what pollen means for a collaborative project.

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social plastic

A small snippet here of trying to monetise plastic. An economic method but it does tackle the issue of value: http://plasticbank.org/ How does it work? The organization sets up special repurposing centers in countries where there’s an abundance of both plastic waste and poverty. Locals then trade in recyclable plastic — harvested from land, waterways […]

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eeks– have to raise money

I have to raise 3000 euros for The Clipperton Expedition to South Georgia as well as pay a $1500 fee, buy wet weather clothes and get a return airfare to the Falklands…

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ernie or bert?

On Wednesday I will be installing a work at the Momentum show at the Perth Centre for Photography. It’s called Unseen work for unwitnessed exhibition: the spatial patchiness of rainfall is a characteristic of Australian arid and semi arid ecosystems and is composed of a contact print, chair, and bunch of spinifex. This was a […]

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the Cloud Capped Peak

Detail of the 6.5 metre high Cloud Capped Peak from the Lingering Garden (Liu Yuan), Suzhou.

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Unseen work for unwitnessed exhibition: the spatial patchiness of rainfall is a characteristic of Australian arid and semi arid ecosystems

The Momentum show at PCP includes Unseen work for unwitnessed exhibition: the spatial patchiness of rainfall is a characteristic of Australian arid and semi arid ecosystems 1995, chair, spinifex and contact print This was a piece made for an exhibition called Women’s Work when PCP was upstairs in William Street in 1995. I had to […]

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penguin POV

Detail of one of the hand drawn images from the  –. / .- / .- (penguin anticipatory archive) 2013 (for a description of the project see https://www.perditaphillips.com/current-projects/16_1_1project/ Mixed media drawings and digital prints (work in progress, ink on tracing paper) 31.5 x 31.5 x 4.0 cm

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looking for a Sámi Corral

Whilst looking for a Sámi Corral we came across a Norwegian hydroelectric pumping station.

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Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up

Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up. unknown source

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new subscriber lists

If you wish to receive occasional emails about exhibition openings or other events and milestones about Perdita Phillips contemporary artist, subscribe here: http://eepurl.com/DTkJH. On average there will probably be 4.5 or so emails/year. If you are a Western Australian artist, gallerist or arts organisation and wish to get a monthly reminder about when to submit […]

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Time and Landscape: what it would mean to visit the North Pole

As part of Field_Notes – Deep Time in Finland (see (http://bioartsociety.fi/deep_time/). I was keen to visit the North Pole to do some sound recording.   Google maps can’t calculate a route between North Pole and the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station. The North Pole I am referring to is the famous stromatolite site in the Pilbara of […]

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The Ocean

A potential image for the  .–. / .- / .- project  

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penguin poetry

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Sydney Sydney

A potential image for the  .–. / .- / .- project

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Geophilosophy and the Geo-Social CFP

Anybody interested in a collaborative something for this? Call for Panels/Papers AAG 2014 Convenors: Elizabeth Johnson, Harlan Morehouse, University of Minnesota Rory Rowan, Wageningen University There is a growing consensus that in the 21st century the planet is no longer the concern of geologists and climate scientists alone, but that philosophical and social thought must […]

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