Archive for the ‘Places’ Category

A line of grass

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Bowen Downs, QLD. August 2010. (Photo: Ruth Rickard)

Senior curator Kirsten Wehner has been working on a multimedia piece that will introduce the places featured in Landmarks.  

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Garments and grasses

Monday, February 21st, 2011

George Lambert's The Tirranna Picnic Race Meeting, 1929. (Source: Wikigallery)

Curator George Main has been looking at the history of pastoralism in Never Enough Grass and agriculture in Extending the Farmlands. Last week George visited Tirranna, a property featured in our exhibit on Springfield.

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Package from Bridgewater

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Dried grass.  Car parts.  Buckets of  water.  We’ve seen our fair share of strange packages arrive at Landmarks HQ.  Kirsti Graham, curator of our Hobart and Melbourne exhibits, tells us about the latest package to turn up. 

In November 2010, an A3 copier paper box arrived on my desk. (more…)