Category Archives: Yeomans

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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Field Trip to Oaks Organics

Come with us on a day-long field-trip to a working Yeomans Keyline farm at The Oaks near Camden 9.30am – 4pm Sunday 4 May 2014 Meet at National Art School front entrance Forbes Street Darlinghurst Bookings essential as places are limited, cost $40 per person. Click here to book tickets online Early booking recommended as […]

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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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Finally after so many years

The Art Gallery of NSW exhibition has finally happened after so many years and by all accounts has been a great success. One of the things that has made us most proud is that most of Yeomans direct family saw it and all seem to have really enjoyed it – in fact the last talk […]

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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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Permaculture in the Practice

When I first argued in the early 1970s that PA Yeomans could be regarded as an artist it was treated as an absurd proposition yet we now find many artists who use farming, food production and permaculture (developed from Yeomans work) as part of their practice, as just some of the many media available to […]

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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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