Absent History
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The Absent History theme of the Photographing the Mallee project refers to history that has been forgotten displaced. This approach to photographing the Mallee emerged during  the collaborative Mallee Routes (2017-2019) section of the project.  Towards the end of  this … Read More

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The current stage of the Photographing  the Mallee project, which emerged out of the initial collaborative project, started in  2020 as a solo photographic project by Gary Sauer-Thompson. It takes the form of a photographic eye on the Mallee country. … Read More

At Clare
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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 the final stages of the Trail I explored the mid-North and the Tothill Range areas that … Read More

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At Kapunda
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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 … Read More

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Covid-19 + the Mallee
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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 … Read More

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Review of the Murray Bridge Exhibition
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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 … Read More

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Eye on the Mallee
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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 … Read More

Gary
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Gary Gary Sauer-Thompson  is a photographer,  blogger and curator  based at Victor Harbor on the southern coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula of South Australia. He has an M.Com from Canterbury University in Christchurch, New Zealand, and a PhD (in philosophy) from Flinders University of South Australia in Adelaide, … Read More

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Galleries
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Galleries The Absent History, Space/Place and Unknown Futures galleries structure the different approaches to photographing the Mallee country. These are situated in the context of the visual history of representing the Mallee.

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On the lack of independent art criticism
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The third and last collaborative Mallee Routes exhibition is now showing at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery throughout December and early January. What is so noticeably missing in action is the local review of this body of work. With no … Read More

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