But before I start on the one hundred + photos I took…
Updated with a link.See footnote
Mr.Yellow has gummed some leaves together and appears to have settled down to become his moth self.(This was in the making stage.Obviously.) I cannot find any accurate information on the duration, but someone up in the Northern Territory recorded it as being almost 3 months. Temperatures down here and August v March may make a difference. Stay tuned!
The Sunbirds are real characters – whenever I’m watering the gardens they’ll “ask” to be sprayed with the hose. The other day I actually managed to sneak back with a camera;this is the closest I’ve ever managed to get to the flighty little beggars!I hooked the hose in a branch and they took great delight in sliding down the banana leaves and flying through the spray.
Banana leaf slide
Mr and Mrs Bird, drying off on the rose arch.
And now… a few pictures from the Libris Awards exhibition.
The major prize-winner, a collaborative work by George Matoulas and Angela Cavalieri
“Europa to Oceania” quarter cloth binding
Janice R Nedela “Unreadable Book #2” Acrylic sheets
Caren Florance. “Pleasure Demolition” letterpress, paper, thread
Jack Oudyn. “Keer-Weer -turn again.” Waxed Vietnamese paper.
Winner of the Regional Artists’ Award. May-Britt Mosshammer. “Tapping the Knowledge.” Books, bronze, paper
I’ll post more, but right now kitchen duty beckons!
Because so many are not only difficult to photograph as they are displayed, I’m not going post all of them. But there is a list available from the gallery’s website http://www.artspacemackay.com.au/whats_on/libris_awards