Tag Archives: Photography


It’s a writing joy to be part of the Island to Inland project, to observe the artists in their studios and environments, to witness the creative process and making of the artworks, and to report on them. I unashamedly admire artists, their creative sparks and realisations of their ideas. All ten artists of the Island […]

Plating up

Two Island to Inland projects focus on photography but the shutters opened on each 111 years apart. In October 1905 an Australasian Ornithologists Union expedition arrived at Middle River on Kangaroo Island overburdened with gear. Just the photography gear was enough to make a heart sink – cameras, glass plates and tripods, enormous and unwieldy. […]

RIVERscience⌘LANDart: community process and narrative

In addition to the wonderful photographs contributed by the community volunteers discussed in my previous blog post, I contributed contextual portrait images I made of these same volunteers undertaking their environmental surveys – these images provided an intimate narrative and added a different artistic element to the science being communicated. A series of overview text […]

RIVERscience⌘LANDart: community archive revealed

The core philosophy and approach of ‘RIVERscience⌘LANDart’ is to find ways of using art to engage the public with issues involving the science of the river. Hence, this project collaborates with community groups involved with environmental related activities, and develops outcomes integrating art and science. The first activity under ‘RIVERscience⌘LANDart’ was to develop a travelling […]

RIVERscience⌘LANDart: the shows come to town

In my previous posts I described the process I used thus far to develop the community engagement showcase.  Finally, after over six months of activity, not only has the community engagement showcase ‘come to town,’ but so has my own science-art photography showcase associated with ‘This Is A River’. I have consciously integrated the two […]

Richard Hodges: a portrait

By Heather Millar. In Meeting of the Waters, photographer Richard Hodges, of Cadell Street Studio in Goolwa, captures the changing moods of the people and the landscape using both photography and film. He chronicles Owen Love’s story and responds creatively to Michelle Murray’s poetic tales with enigmatic images of the region. Richard has a picture […]