Issue 22:2 | June 2002 | Place
Guest editor Stephanie Radok. In the age of the internet where you live may not be where your community is, but most people still draw their spiritual sustenance from the place they call home. Becoming conscious of this and working with it is a preoccupation of many creators whether they live in cities, remote towns, or in the country.
A rich vein of work is explored, in rural Victoria, the Noosa River in Queensland, remote Kellerberin in WA, Adelaide, Bundanon, Canberra, rural and remote South Australia, or Darwin. An assertion of the attachment to Australian places by white settlers, traditionally regarded as longing for Europe or other homelands and lacking an emotional claim to Australia.
Urban ecology is contrasted with the controlling nature of most cities. Also 11 pages of images from artists who are deeply involved with their special places and their histories.
Canberra/Brasilia: A Tale of Two Cities