Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
Landscape art by Roger Noakes and Flightpath.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." (Margaret Mead)
Published December 1991
Mudflat arts believes that the landscape is not there to be painted so much as to be protected. The role has changed from one of passive painter to active member of the community.
Exhibition review Juan Davila
Contemporary Art Centre
Adelaide South Australia
9 August - 8 September 1991
..the response to a site was very much tied up with the way humans had mediated the experience. Yes trees and forests were sacred but that didn't mean that you couldn't touch them. Our mediation of course must be sensitive - be fearless yet thoughtful... Series of black and white photographs accompany the article.
Exhibition review Gareth Sansom
1991 Indian Seventh Trienniale exhibition
University of South Australia Art Museum
12 September - 19 October 1991
Willunga Garden Village is a 20 acre allotment subdivision on a 10 acre site on the slopes of the north facing Willunga (South Australia) escarpment.
Exhibition review Backward Glance: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art Western Australia
6 - 30 September 1991
A Sideways Glance: Galerie Dusseldorf
13 September - 6 October 1991
Artist's involvement in the Mt Lesueur Campaign -- 200 km north of Perth, Western Australia.
The South Australian Co-operative Housing Bill allowed for the creation of a new housing authority to administer co-operative housing independently of other forms of public housing was passed in October 1991. This coincides with the Federal Government's recognition, through the National Housing Strategy, of the need to explore "innovative forms of social housing which fit between the extremes of private and public tenure."
Written with Paul Mutton. Merz is a new urban artist's village in the inner city suburb of Brompton, South Australia. Photos and drawings of the project.
In these days of environmental awareness it is pleasing to see a growing awareness of the need to improve urban environments. This is not to say that we should, yet again, be looking after the concerns of people over and above the needs of the natural environment.
Two recent shows in Melbourne of installations by Alex Danko have investigated issues indirectly referring to architecture and the private and social body within the Australian environment.