4 -channel video installation based on the Great Artesian Basin, Australia, one of the largest artesian groundwater basins in the world.
In-camera abstractions responding to specific artesian sites throughout - New South Wales, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Producer – Julie Ryan (Adelaide)
Instrumental Composer – Caerwen Martin (Melbourne)
Sound designer – Tom Heuzenroeder (Adelaide)
Electronic sounds by Foton – Hans de Man and Peter van Hoesen (Brussels)
Artesian was funded by the Australian Film Commission and the Australian Council for the Arts.
24HR Art-NT Centre for Contemporary Art 2008
Open Art, Beijing, China 2009
well, perpendicular boring into oblique strata, producing a constant supply of water at the surface with little or no pumping.
Artesian Basin: a geological structural feature in which water is confined under pressure
Artesian Bore: a deep hole drilled to the aquifer of an artesian basin, through which water rises under hydrostatic pressure