The Lavender Trail camp at Clare in mid-September was the final one for the walk for Suzanne and her walking friends. Whilst they walked I explore the mid-North and the Tothill Range areas that I had come across whilst at the Kapunda camp in mid-August. I spent a fair bit of time in and around the Tothill Range near Porters Lagoon and the Waterloo wind farm.
In this post I mentioned that I would be staying at Kapunda during mid-August spring camp with with Suzanne’s Lavender Trail walking friends. I planned to go off daily into the Murray Mallee to make photographs for the Eye on the Mallee project, whilst the others continued with walking the trail around the Eudunda area. The camp turned out somewhat differently to what I’d planned. I photographed around Kapunda, Eudunda and Robertstown;… Read More
The emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic in Australia killed off my plans to start the solo stage of photographing the old Mallee Routes project– now Eye on the Mallee. The original plan was to spend a bit of time photographing in the Victorian Mallee whilst on my way to Melbourne. That plan was cancelled when South Australia’s border with Victoria was closed after the surge in community transmission in Melbourne from the… Read More
As a counter to the concerns in this post Adam Dutkiewicz has reviewed the collaborative Mallee Routes 2019-2020 exhibition at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery in South Australia. This was the final collaborative exhibition in this long term project. Adam’s review is below. MALLEE ROUTES Photographing the Mallee 2019 Gary Sauer-Thompson (SA), Gilbert Roe (SA), Eric Algra (Vic), Lars Heldmann (SA), Stuart Murdoch (Vic) Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, 7 December 2019 –… Read More
On Sunday, January 12th, 2020, with the closure of the Mallee Routes exhibition at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, the collaborative part of Photographing the Mallee finally comes to an end after 3 years. The 2019/2020 Mallee Routes exhibition is the swan song of the collaborative project; a project which in the end, became non-collaborative. This picture is of Adam Dutkiewicz in the Jean Sims section of the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery… Read More