Tag Archive: culture

The Magic of Mudbrick

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Text: Garry Benson I built my own mudbrick house 20 years ago on 10 acres and as an artist have added mosaics, sculpture & murals. I’ve also delighted the Welcome Swallows & Paper Wasps… Continue reading

Aspects of the Anangu Lifestyle

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: ©2008 Garry Benson Dragon Design This article focuses on many aspects of the Anangu (the Aboriginal people of Central Australia) lifestyle. Tjala (Pitjantjatjara) or Honey Ants are ants which… Continue reading

Want to See Some Art Works?

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Originally posted on Tracey M Benson || Bytetime:
A majority of my work in recent years has focused on social media, writing and education. However, I was trained as a visual artist and I…

Centre of Cappadocia: Ürgüp

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In October 2013, we returned to Cappadocia, this time staying in Ürgüp, one of the larger towns in Cappadocia. Ürgüp is very picturesque, with cave hotels dotted around the hills leading into town,… Continue reading

Nomadic Artists

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The connections between art and travel have been a key part of my love for adventuring to new horizons. Over the years I have participated in festivals, workshops and residencies in places like… Continue reading

Why is my app cr@p?

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Originally posted on Tracey M Benson || Bytetime:
It is no surprise that one of the largest ways that people are viewing online content is via mobile and hand-held devices. The Australian Communications and…

Connecting the dots – art, life and work

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Originally posted on Tracey M Benson || Bytetime:
One of the things I find challenging is how do I describe myself to other people as I seem to have a number of interests that…

Ways of walking, ways of talking

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I have been contemplating an online chat I had a while ago with good friend Linda Carroli, who has been exploring suburban environments through a range of lenses, including walking and fieldwork. Linda… Continue reading

Booroomba Rocks, Namadgi National Park

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Today we took advantage of the drier, cooler weather and headed down to the southern ACT for a walk, this time to Booroomba Rocks. This is a really enjoyable walk, a bit steep… Continue reading

Finding Balance : Mura Gadi

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Finding Balance: Mura Gadi is the title of a forthcoming exhibition at the Belconnen Art Centre in 2013. A series of walks in national parks in the Australian Capital Territory and southern New… Continue reading