Floodplain Book

Published by Perimeter Books
Edited by Dan Rule
Essay by Senior Curator ACCA, Annika Kristensen
Designed by Paul Mylecharane, Public Office


Floodplain identifies a series of sites and cultural institutions along the 242 kilometre Yarra River (Birrarung) to examine conceptually where the ancient river and the contemporary city collide. Floodplain, published by Perimeter Books aligns with the current exhibition at NGV Australia, Level 2, Atrium. 16 MAR – AUG 2018. 

This project is supported by the National Gallery of Victoria, Australian Council for the Arts, Melbourne Water, Georges Mora Foundation and State Library Victoria.

Archaeology of Time, project catalogue

Essay by Julie Louise Bacon
Permanent public art project
The calcified bone-like sculpture reveals the absent space where the tallest Mountain Ash tree once existed
3D scan of Mountain Ash tree, white concrete, neon, 10m diameter
Warragul Civic Park, Victoria

This project is supported by Creative Victoria Public Sculpture Fund 2016
Baw Baw Shire Council and Warragul Rotary Club

Resurveying Site, project catalogue
Survey of international site works
Curated by Aja Martin
Zhulong Gallery, Dallas Texas 2015

Cover: International Date Line
Yellow neon, solar panel, converters

Empire of Dirt
Essay by David Thomas
Site-responsive public art installation
Light-boxes, durotrans, fabricated sculptures from 3D scans of Termite Mound, rare earth magnets
In collaboration with Dist. Prof Andy Ball: Centre for Environment, Sustainability and Remediation
RMIT, CAST, Carbon Arts and the NAS Urban Animators:Living Laboratory, Melbourne 2016

Cover: Empire of Dirt: Sample 01
Light-box, duroclear, sculpture

Essay by Julie Louise Bacon
Curated by Maudie Palmer OA
Street Museum, Site-specific work on paper as billboard, sculpture installations, photographs
Excavating the relationship between the constructed gold mine shafts and the water table
St Arnaud Street Museum, Northern Grampians Shire Council, Victoria 2015

Drawing Subteranean
Essay by Julie Louise Bacon
5 channel video installation, working with subsea pipeline scans and GEMAK and WWVF archives
Exhibition at GEMAK, Den Haag 2011

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