Floral tapestry

Australia, 1990

Film
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Episode number 8 of Series “Under southern skies”.
Host Sue Henckel rekindles her passion for wildflowers while touring through two parks. She also visits artist and philosopher William Ricketts whose sculptures in the 1930’s expressed his understanding of the Aborigines’ relationship to the environment. She also meets the descendants of the artist’s subjects who as commercial artists in the 90’s continue to express their relationship to the landscape and plant life.

Credits

producer

Mark Falzon

production company

Central Coast Media

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Under southern skies

Group of items

Under southern skies

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37398

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australian artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Ricketts, William

People → Ricketts, William

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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