bower 5 spatial poetry before (view from south)
Bower 2 with spatial poetry chips on the right and Roebuck Bay in the background.
The tide is out in Roebuck Bay (from bower 2)
George Shove, map of London on a glove created for the 1851 Great Exhibition Featured in Maps: Finding Our Place in the World from The National Archives of the United Kingdom
Sandy checking out the camera.This is a shot of the installation in the fieldwork/fieldwalking show taken inside the hide of the 63 minute loop video projection. It was shown in the semi show in 2004 and again in 2007 at the fieldwork/fieldwalking show at the conclusion of the PhD of the same name.
A bowerbird just before being released after banding by Class A birdbander Naoko Takeuchi (photo taken at Broome Bird Observatory). Note quite boxy wide head and comparatively long neck which is also obvious in flight.
One of the early ideas I had for The System of Nature was making a blended goniometer — the instrument that measures crystal angles. This was because Linnaeus had proposed a much less successful system for the classification of the mineral kingdom. There was a goniometer in the geology museum.
Bowdler Sharpe’s lithograph of the Great Bowerbird from Sharpe, R.D. (1891-1898), Monograph of the Paradisaeidae or Birs of Paradise, and Ptilorhynchidaae or Bower-bird. Parts 1-8. London: H. Southern and Co. In Michael Everett’s book (where this is scanned from) it is reproduced this way around but most often its reproduced as a mirror image. …
These were all taken of the well-known bower at the end of Hidden Valley in Mirimar National Park in Kununurra. This bower is within 200 metres of a major town but has no red material. predominantly grey and green (why I named the project such)
a small digital experiment with ink and acrylic on paper superimposed onto stone of colour favoured by the bowerbird.
Edmund Whymper’s ascent of the Matterhorn