In this episode, Steph catches up with artist Chris De Rosa in her home studio in Port Elliot. They chat about how she found her way to art-making, the versatility of paper as a material, her recent exhibition Seaweeding, and how living on the coast informs her practice.
- Transcript of this interview [PDF]
- Henry de Toulouse-Lautrec – French painter, printmaker, illustrator
- Paper Mache / Papier Mache
- flora (noun): the plants of a particular region, habitat, or geological period.
- Seaweeding exhibition [art almanac] [inDaily]
- beachcombing (noun): an activity that consists of an individual “combing” (or searching) the beach and the intertidal zone, looking for things of value, interest, or utility.
- Museum of Economic Botany
- Jessie Hussey
- Spongia: a genus of marine sponges in the family Spongiidae containing more than 60 species.
- Porifera: the phylum that sponges belong to.
- Taxonomic rank (phylum, class, order, family, genus, species)
- The Drowned World, JG Ballard, 1962
- Sea Tulip
- bust (noun): a sculpture of a person’s head, shoulders, and chest.
- Honor Freeman: artist, performer
- Mickey Mason: artist & filmmaker
- Susi Benger: eco-conscious swimwear designer @CocoAndShy
- Horseshoe Bay, Port Elliot
- Super 8: type of film camera
- Giuseppe Faraone: sound designer
- Cath Kenneally: writer, poet.
- Rosina Possingham: artist, graphic designer
Guildhouse Catapult mentorship program
- Trent Walter & Stuart Geddes [artguide interview]
- Good Bank Gallery, McLaren Vale
- Valerie Taylor: artist, filmmaker, marine conservationist
- ‘Water People’ exhibition (28 May - 31 July 2023) at Coral St Art Space, Victor Harbor
- Flinders University Museum of Art
- @Chris_DeRosa on Instagram
Music: Monplaisir - The Rise The Walk The Hope via FMA.