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'I have never walked Weereewal/Lake George or driven past it without some small miracle, whether it be the unexpected appearance of buttercups that paint surrounding paddocks the colour of laughter; petticoats of green at the edge of the lake that only appear as it retreats like a shy woman; or the seasons of waterbirds and fish that harmonise with the lake's internal calendar. It was my desire to mirror these moments, preserve the lake in art for posterity. The writers in There is No Mystery! fulfilled that desire.' (Publisher's blurb)
Dedication: This anthology is dedicated to Weereewa/Lake George and the celebration of mystery
* Contents derived from the Charnwood,Belconnen area,Canberra,Australian Capital Territory,:Ginninderra Press,1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Maria's Lullabyi"I you am rocking [pres. tense]",single work lyric/song children's
'Black Maria as she was called by the whites, possessed a very attractive voice...Her favourite song contained the words which sounded like 'ne leana far bee bay, luk a far be ay, ne re sonova chineva chay, tay cawla fickey far bay bay.'' Source: There is No Mystery: An Artisitic Response to Weereewal Lake George (1999)
Canberra:1994194039191994single work thesis 'Nature: research into the history of the White Australian relationship with nature. The research paper explores the notion of commodification of nature in historical documents from a particular site. A study taking the form of an exhibition of oil paintings exhibited at the A.N.U. Drill Hall Gallery from August 3 to 21, 1994 which comprises the outcome of the Studio Practice component (70%) together with a Research Paper (30%), and a Report which documents the nature of the course of study undertaken.' (Abstract)