The last few days it has been raining so I have not ventured far from the residence. Today, the weather has been glorious, low 20s, sunny and… Read more “More discoveries in Drammen”
At the moment there is some great work on at the Belconnen Arts Centre, celebrating 50 +50,000 years of Belco. The Belconnen Traces exhibition has over 130… Read more “The Mountains – Now and Then @ Belconnen Traces, BAC”
We spent a night in Dragør where I was able to see the village for real after creating a project as part of Cultura21 in 2014. Next stop the Faroes and the Clipperton Project.
Well here we are in Denmark! This trip has been a very long time in the planning and we are really excited to finally be here. After what seemed like the mother of all long hauls, we landed in Copenhagen this morning and will be staying in Dragør overnight.
Tracey was very keen to see Dragør, as she had created an Augmented Reality walk for Cultura21, the Nordic Network for Culture and Sustainability in 2014. At the time she created the work, it was never a thought that we might actually visit there one day.
Dragør is a well preserved fishing and market village, situated south east of Copenhagen. Dragør’s history goes back to about 1200, when it was the market place of huge Herring catches and much trading throughout the Middle Ages. There are some beautifully restored cottages, complete with thatched roofs and it is a real pleasure…
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Latest post about our jour ey to the Faroes with the Clipperton Project
The past couple of days we have been slowly orienting ourselves to the Faroe Islands and our next month as part of the Clipperton Project (TCP). At the moment we are based in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroes.
Tórshavn is a really gorgeous place – lots of interesting things to photograph!
To give a little bit of a cultural context – the Faroe Islands have been a self governing region of the Kingdom of Denmark since 1948. It has its own parliament and its own flag. The Visit Faroe Islands website has some great information about the history of the Faroes:
According to stories passed down for generations the Irish abbot St. Brendan in AD 565 went in search of The Promised Land of the Saints. One of the stories told of a visit to “The Islands of the Sheep and the Paradise of Birds” situated several days’ sailing…
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This morning I came across some old ephemera from a group I was involved in over twenty years ago in Brisbane. Women and Arts (WandA), was started… Read more “Women and Arts 90s style”
I have been thinking a lot recently of the interconnections that exist in my world – across art, technology, community engagement and environmental awareness/action. These are linkages… Read more “Inspired to act – arts, activism and connecting community”
In May 2013, I was seconded through the Jawun program to work with the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation. The project was in two parts – to… Read more “Case study of Jawun Yorta Yorta project”
Tonight I feel immensely privileged to have been invited to attend a QUT Alumni meeting at the Canberra office of the School of Business. At this meeting… Read more “Creative Leaps comes to CBR”