Author Archives: Lucas Ihlein

Sugar → Reef: the Story So Far…

Even though gallery shows are only a small part of what we do as artists, it’s true that presenting an exhibition at a high-profile place like the Art Gallery of NSW can really open up some unexpected doors. When The Yeomans Project occupied the Contemporary Project Space at AGSNW in early 2014, it popped up […]

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A heritage vision for sustainable housing goes to ICAC

I recently wrote an article for The Conversation about the controversial plans to redevelop PA Yeomans’ historic Yobarnie, in North Richmond. We’ve previously discussed the attempts to get Yobarnie heritage listed in this blog. It has emerged via the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) that the approval for the housing development was granted following an […]

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Field Trip to Yobarnie

This set of photos were sent by Caren Florance following our Field Trip to Yobarnie in January 2014. The following is an excerpt from an email sent to us by Naomi Parry, who also came along on the Field Trip, and who offered an acknowledgement of country on behalf of our group while we had […]

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Videos in the Yeomans Project exhibition

In the above photo, you can see the “Yobarnie Map Wall” at the Yeomans Project exhibition at AGNSW. There are four digital video screens hung on the wall, amongst a range of photographs taken from PA Yeomans’ books. None of the videos was made by us. From left to right, these are the videos used […]

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Yeomans Project on the Radio

On Monday 13 January, I spent an hour with Leah Haynes of Eastside Radio discussing the Yeomans Project, and listening to some farming songs I’d brought along with me. You can listen to the podcast of the show here:

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The Yeomans Project Newspaper

The following is a post by Louise Kate Anderson, who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes, supporting Ian and me, making The Yeomans Project possible. Louise works with me at Big Fag Press, and is a young artist, designer and arts manager. In this post, purloined from her own blog, Louise discusses the process of […]

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Yeomans Project at the Art Gallery of NSW

…and so it has come to pass. After thirty eight years of wandering in the wilderness, the Yeomans Project is finally coming to rest at the Art Gallery of NSW. Exhibition Dates: 28 November 2013 to 27 January 2014. The exhibition, which is an updated and enlarged version of what we showed at ACCA in […]

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Field Trip!

We met at ACCA in the morning. Some enthusiastic punters beat us to it, and were already milling around in the foyer. They had brought cute-looking picnic baskets and thermoses, and there was an excited feeling of agricultural anticipation. Field Trip!

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PA Yeomans and Social Ecology

In his last post, Ian mentioned a “fourth print”, based on Professor Stuart Hill’s research into PA Yeomans. Of all the Yeomans prints we’ve produced on the Big Fag Press, it’s the one which most resembles a highschool project (which is also why it’s the most daggy). Aesthetics aside, I’m going to try and make […]

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Mrs Yeomans

Recently Ian and I visited Kirsten, Nick, Ashar and Trevor at the wonderful Milkwood property outside of Mudgee. We were all having a cup of tea after touring the farm, and chatting about P.A. Yeomans and the wider Yeomans clan. All of the sons (Neville, Ken, Allan) have gone on to do interesting things with […]

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