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6. Lure the locals: Gentleman's collectables (decoy, bait, wait, s(t)inker) 2014 by Sera Waters

6. Lure the locals: Gentleman's collectables (decoy, bait, wait, s(t)inker)  2014

Decoy: linen, foam, felt, cotton and screen. Bait: handmade beads, string, wings. Wait: found stool, kangaroo fur, cotton and handmade rocks. S(t)inker: handmade rocks and cotton (+ wallpaper for installation)

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At the little Blue, which I recently confirmed is the Devil’s punchbowl of George French Angas’ celebrated watercolour from South Australia Illustrated (date), flies are rife. A local said the cowpats bring them in. It has been over 160 years between sightings.

 

Photo Grant Hancock