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Author Archives: perdita

Field_Notes – Deep Time

  Perdita Phillips will be participating in a residency Field_Notes – Deep Time at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in Lapland. The Finnish Society of Bioart has organised the residency to explore the disparity between the time cycles of geological, environmental and biological processes and the human perception of time. The […]

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Bunbury Biennale 2013

The work The burden of an action that now appears unwise is part of the Bunbury Biennale 2013 Saturday 20 July – Sunday 8 September Bunbury Regional Art Galleries 64 Wittenoom Street, Bunbury WA 6230 Open Daily, 10am – 4pm www.brag.org.au

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A new project: .–. / .- / .-

What do Little Penguins, refracted waves, and Japanese mini-subs have in common? Not a lot. Or at least not a lot until metaphors are explored and patterns of connections are drawn. In late August/early September 2013 I will be artist in residence at The Cross Art Projects http://www.crossart.com.au/ The project is called: .–. / .- […]

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feel sorry for the inhabitants of Socotra

Socotra is a unique island archipelago off the coast of Somalia. It has a hot dry climate and a particulary distinctive flora and fauna. Situated as an entry point into the Indian Ocean it has a long history as a trade magnet and strategic military centre. But what happens when the inhabitants of Socotra (human […]

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seagull joke

A man in a movie theater notices what looks like a seagull sitting next to him. “Are you a seagull?” asked the man, surprised. “Yes.” “What are you doing at the movies?” The seagull replied, “Well, I liked the book.”   Could be applied to penguins too.

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Bimblebox needs you!

This is an interesting project at Bimblebox Nature Refuge (Queensland) 7 – 15 September 2013. They are looking for artists: to creatively explore, engage with and document this Nature Refuge to comment on our current fossil fuel culture to creatively engage with the world debate on coal mining expansion into the Galilee Basin The Bimblebox […]

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shy (dissolution + exchange) up to number 15

We have crossed the Indian and South Atlantic Oceans and are hopefully somewhere over the Pacific heading for New Zealand. Here is Floki Gauvry’s envelope We have acquired scratches and stripes from various photocopiers and the right wing has faded to black. Onward progress…     (details of project here https://www.perditaphillips.com/portfolio/shy-dissolution-exchange/)

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shy (dissolution + exchange) the shy albatross

Denise Spiers sent more than one shy albatross… Onward progress…

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adding to this list for my next project

Avoid Reduce Reuse Regift Rejig Repair Repurpose Recycle Respect Replenish Refuse.

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not everyone in my neighbourhood is a vitalist

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international dawn chorus day: 1 May

has lost it’s calendar setting

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Antennae issue on art, environment and sustainability

who wants to do this? An issue on art, environment and sustainability “At the forefront of today’s social issues are questions related to the human relationship to nature and the environment, the meaning of a sustainable future and the relationship of environmentalism to modernity and today’s economic structures. While the sciences have, until recently, dominated […]

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traffic jam

stuck in traffic jam, SERIOUSLY tailgated by a BUS, osprey lands on light pole.

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international dawn chorus day: 1 May

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early shots from fast|slow|complex

These are some early shots from the installations. More documentation next week.     fast|slow|complex by Perdita Phillips at Spectrum project space, Edith Cowan University Mount Lawley Campus, 19 February to 1 March 2013 Artist’s talks Saturday 23 February 2:30pm and Wednesday 27 February 11:00am Tuesday to Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm Saturday 23 February 12:00pm […]

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