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Drawing Water (NYC)


While conducting research at Natalie Jeremijenko’s Environmental Health Clinic in New York, SFN took a water sample from the Gowanus Canal, a heavily polluted canal in Brooklyn – now officialy listed as a federal government ‘SuperFund’ site. Then, as part … Continued

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Future Foods Research


In preparation for our participation in the Native Botanical Dinner (part of Australian Future Foods Lab at McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery), SFN did some visual research with some of the ingredients that would be on the menu.   With … Continued

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Galaxia Billabong


In collaboration with Mark Thomas (artist and environmental scientist), SFN ran a public workshop observing microscopic forms of life in Galaxia Billabong, a polluted water body (part of the Merri Creek) in inner-city Melbourne. The workshop took place at the … Continued

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The Brunswick Project with Slow Art Collective


For two days, SFN was invited to intervene in ‘The Brunswick Project’, a month-long exhibition by Slow Art Collective (Tony Adams, Dylan Martorell, Chaco Kato and Ash Keating) at The Counihan Gallery, Melbourne. We brought in some of our viewing … Continued

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Water Bodies Residency at the Environmental Health Clinic


As part of our 2011 residency with Natalie Jeremijenko at the Environmental Health Clinic, we investigated different bodies of water around NYC, including: The Gowanus Canal (Brooklyn), a water fountain in Central Park (Manhattan), Inwood Park wetlands (Manhattan), The East … Continued

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Constructing the Tree of Life – workshop


Did you know there are three main branches to the Tree of Life, not just the one with all the plants and animals (Eukarya) on it? There is also Bacteria…. and Archaea (many you might know as extremophiles!) This project … Continued