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lantern making at Northey St City Farm

Northey St City Farm is one of my favourite places in Brisbane, and I felt happy to be back to run a lantern making workshop this weekend, It is always abuzz with activity, as the people there go about their … Continue reading

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Another lantern making workshop, this time with a talented and energetic high school group at Brisbane Girls Grammar School. It amazes me how quickly a group can assemble these convincing sculptural and teepee like structures from such light weight materials, … Continue reading

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lanterns at city farm

On Saturday I ran a lantern making worksop for the winter solstice festival at Northey St City Farm, among the fruit trees, vegetable patches and the pleasing sound of chickens.  

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lanterns in the outback

Travelling west to Charleville, then further west to Quilpie, along a road lined with gibber stones. Road trains speed past and wedgetail eagles hover overhead. Away from light pollution the night stars form a canopy that is a topic of … Continue reading

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lighter now

I’ve been making shadow box lanterns in teepee shapes from biodegradable materials. When I was a child, my mother showed me how to boil starch glue. It’s transparent, tough, incredibly sticky, non-toxic and feels good to touch. Activists and artists … Continue reading

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