Quintessential Queensland

Materials: printing ink, card, thread

Technique: calligraphy, photography, figure 8 tying, box making 

Size: 8 x 8 x 9 cm (closed), up to 40 x 40 cm (laid out)

Description: The triangular pages of this book can be rearranged in different patterns and combinations to enable viewers to create their own multi-faceted kaleidoscopes of Quintessential Queensland. 

The photographs and descriptive text portray just some of the myriad of Queensland’s unique features, including our spectacular natural beauty, ecological diversity, wide-ranging productivity of primary and secondary industries, interesting history and innovative research.


Exhibited in “Qld Aspects” at Parliament House Brisbane in 2007.
Exhibited in my solo exhibition “The Language of Nature I” exhibition at Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha in 2012 (read more information about this in my Residency Blog).
Printed in “Fibreline” (ATASDA) in 2012.



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