The Book of the Rocks / Book 1.
life-size drawing of rocks and stone tools in sketch book. inspired and developed from Artist in Residence ILIRI, NSW, Australia. 2008.
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This is a book of the rocks in the process of transformation — by the agencies
of wind, heat, cold, rain, chemical and human hands — found and depicted
in life-size drawing by myself, when I was staying at ILIRI (Imagining
the Land International Research Institute). ILIRI is an artist in residency
at the UNSW Fowler’s Gap Arid Zone Research Station located in far western
NSW. A small tin hut (called the Ochre House) one hour drive from the main
research station, was my base for my 2 weeks residency. This residency
consisted of exploring images of rocks and stones and the types of stories