14 October - 5 November
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The ‘images’ in these papers are applied when wet. A bases sheet of banana is poured and then the coloured pulps are applied while wet.
The large ‘marbled’ papers were formed in a large shallow vat. The base sheet laid, coloured pulps applied and then dragged with combs.
Cabo negro is the black coir from sugar palm growing in my garden
Sedge is collected from Vestys beach
Gamba grass is from Winnellie (Who needs wild animals when you can turn this weed into paper!)
Banana from Stuart Park
Eucalypus linter came from Perth
Salago and abaca came from the Phillipines
Exhibition coincided with Mawukura Jimmy Nerrimah's exhibition at RAFT II downstairs