Floodplain Book
Published by Perimeter Books
Edited by Dan Rule
Essay by Annika Kristensen, Senior Curator ACCA
Designed by Paul Mylecharane, Public Office
http://perimeterbooks.com/James-Geurts-Floodplain
https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/program/james-geurts-floodplain

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  exhibition at NGV Australia, Level 2, Atrium 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

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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)

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Empire of Dirt, project catalogue
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)

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Watertable
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

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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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Vanishing Point: Drawing Appearance, project catalogue
Series of site-specific installations/interventions locating the former path of the Zenne River through the city of Brussels, which was covered over due to pollution in 1871
Fluorescent light sculpture, Single-channel video, river turtle in resin cast, site works
Nadine, Brussels 2010

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90 Degrees Equatorial Project
ARTLINK Magazine, The South Issue: New Horizons
Contemporary Art Quartery, vol 27 no 2
Review by Ian Hamilton
Site and time-specific installations 90 degrees apart, and 6 hours apart on the equator
Sumatra 100° East, (10am); Gabon 10° East, (4am); Ecuador, 80° West (10pm); Kiribati Island, 170° East (4pm)
Duratran photographic prints with lightbox, 3.2m x 3.2m, 4-channel video, sound work, 2-chanel slide loop

Australian Experimental Art Foundation 2007
Resurveying Site, Zhulong Gallery, Dallas Texas 2015
McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery 2017-18

ARTLINK PDF

90 Degrees Equatorial Project, catalogue
Site and time-specific installations 90 degrees apart, and 6 hours apart on the equator
Sumatra 100° East, (10am); Gabon 10° East, (4am); Ecuador, 80° West (10pm); Kiribati Island, 170° East (4pm)
Duratran photographic prints with lightbox, 3.2m x 3.2m, 4-channel video, sound work, 2-chanel slide loop

Australian Experimental Art Foundation 2007
Resurveying Site, Zhulong Gallery, Dallas Texas 2015
McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery 2017-18

Catalogue PDF

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