We are starting a food co-op on the east-side of Adelaide! We are looking for a venue, volunteers,
core commitee, customers, commitment and ideas. If you are in the City of Norwood, Payneham and
St Peters, register interest with Laura at: email@example.com
This work Rapid Bay Road, (79 x 64 cm, acrylic and pastel on paper) won first prize recently in the Fleurieu Vista category of the Fleurieu Art Prize!
The Weed Kitchen
Below is a menu list from The Weed Kitchen, all served on fresh cabbage leaf bowls.
- Mallow and Almond Pesto
Mallow (steamed), almond (soaked), sunflower seeds, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, garlic.
- Weed Pie Nana’s Crust Style
wild spinach, nettle, Mallow, Nannas crust.
- Finnochio (fennel) Weed Pie Greek Style
50% fennel, 50% any other winner greens, enlcosed in a flat pie from hand spread basic flour dough.
Young prickly pear pads on the bbq with a little salt pepper and olive oil.
- Cold Nopale Salad.
Steamed nopales, fried onion, olives, olive oil, lemon, salt, pepper.
- Wood Sorrel and Loquat Guacamole,
Loquat, wood sorrel, avocado, tomato, salt, pepper, olive oil.
- Wild Winners Salad
Wild greens tossed with edible flowers dressed in loquat, carob and mustard.
- Seasonal Fruit Platter
Prickly Pears (3 variaties), loquats and mulberries.
- Nasturtium Leaf Kangaroo with Spring Onion
Kangaroo mince with spring onion wrapped in Nasturtium Leaf on the barbeque grill
Fresh nettle tea on ice.
The Weed Kitchen
Human Doings collaborative response at Festival of Unpopular Culture
Laura Wills, William Cheesman and Matt Huppatz
Fri Oct 14 6:oopm FUC HUB
Adelaide Center for the Arts, Light Square
BYO wild food to share if you so inclined, mmmmm yum!
This Carclew Youth Arts Artist in Schools project is a community arts project about the creative transportation of fruits and vegetables. Through learning about the term "Food Miles" and new digital drawing processes including using computer pen tablets, students will visually explore the creation of their favorite fruits/ vegetables, learning valuable information about them and their transportation along the way.The result of this project will culminate in a community exhibition of the students work at Wilsons Organics during 2011 SALA Festival.
FELTspace Gold: A Survey of Emerging Contemporary Art Practice in South Australia 2011.
I've got work in this book come celebrate all FELT's hard work.
9 March 2011 6-9pm
I will be presenting at "15@16 Ensconced"at Mulloway Studios- Local Adelaide Design Studio. 6 pm Thur 10 March 2011, 16 Peel St.
15 is an ongoing series, drawing on the creative energy in Adelaide. It aims to become a platform where young and experienced designers can come together informally to talk about their work.
Laura Wills, Juprex, William Cheesman 2009/10, Papercraft, pastel, glue, magnets
See works from Will's Asialink visual art residency to Indonesia,
Plus - the Bus paper craft has been refolded and is housed by a wall drawing of Yogya city from the air.
Come share the opening night
5.30 pm Thursday 16 Sept 2010
Adelaide Festival Foyer, then 6pm back in Artspace Gallery for official launch.
Exhibition continues to 18 Oct
Cane It , 2010 pastel on paper 51 x 51 cm
Denky , 2010 pastel on paper 51 x 51 cm
Camel Bivy 2010 Laura Wills and William Cheesman, camel skin, olive, pegs, clothes
RENO - Opening on Wednesday the 1st of September at 6:00PM
12 Compton Street
Exhibition runs from the 2-18th of September.
Reno is a collaborative exhibition at FELTspace between Laura Wills and William Cheesman that is grounded in environmental themes as well as discussing ideas of habitation and pestilence. Part of this exhibition includes work undertaken by the artists during an Asia Link Residency.
Laura Wills is a visual artist based in Adelaide, practicing a diverse range of media from drawing to installation, media arts and community projects. Wills has an interest in using found materials, collaboration and basing projects on social/ environmental themes. She regularly exhibits and has received numerous grants and residencies both in Australia and overseas.
Laura has previously exhibited at Next Wave Festival, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide Central School Gallery, Light Square Gallery (TAFE SA), Hill Smith Gallery, ArtRoom 5 and the Helpmann Academy Graduate Show.
She has also undertaken residencies at Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (supported by Asia Link) and Sanskriti Kendra Residency India, (supported by the Helpman Academy,) as well as Room Exchange residency, Vienna (supported by SAYAB\Carclew)
William Cheesman has a broad range of skills including work in the architectural field, drafting and primarily model making. More recently he has been working in remote indigenous communities, on community and collaborative art projects and freak bicycle construction. He has an ongoing interest in the environment and aesthetics of art and design in everyday life.
Wills and Cheesman regularly collaborate on a variety of professional and community art projects, including plant in a purse workshops for children, interactive public art projects and large scale installation works.
This exhibition has also been supported by an Australia Council grant.
Exhibition of new drawing map works There in Time. Friday 23rd July to Sunday 15 August 2010 at Hill Smith Gallery, 113 Pirie St Adelaide.
Gallery hours, Tue - Fri 10 to 5.30 and Sun 2 to 5 .
This workshop was at the Henley beach Organic and Sustainable Market for the Transition Adelaide West group. Sat 5th June 2010. The market was great lots of fresh produce, local community and treats'n'snacks. Click on above link to get to their local food swap blog.
This Thursday! 15 April 2010 6pm to 8pm
Laura Wills undertook an Asialink visual arts residency (September - November 2009) to Indonesia hosted by Cemeti Art House. Hear about Laura's practice and her experiences at Cemeti, Festival Mata Air, meeting Bismania Community, the development of new drawing and collaborative installation projects, and exploring the local Yogyakarta arts scene.
Community Arts Network SA
234a Sturt St ADELAIDE (Enter off Arthur St)
This week- (6th - 17th April 2010) i'm working with Hiromi Tango, a bunch of local artists and Carclew for a public art project in the Adelaide Train Station,,, come visit and contribute. http://hiromihotel.com/
BISMANIA new works from Will's recent Asialink Visual Art Residency to Indonesia
You are invited to the official launch- Tuesday 30th March at 5.30 pm
With opening talk by local textile artist Robyn Henwood http://www.sheoak.com/yoga.php
Promenade gallery A and B
Level 2 Flinders Medical Center, Bedford Park,
Adelaide , South Australia
exhibition continues to 20 May 2010
MYTHOLOGIES: 4 Mar – 8 Mar opening 6pm Thur 4 March
– the Fausto Coppi Space
Format 15 Peel St Adelaide
Marlaina Read, Laura Wills and Laura Haig (AUS), and Yuula Benivolski (CAN) present works in photomedia, sculpture, and installation. Curated by Marlaina Read, Mythologies explores strange topologies, speculative spaces and reinterpretations of known places through ritual, imagination, as well as personal and historical inspired storytelling.
I will be having a stall with lots of work for sale. Held at Queen's Theatre, Playhouse Lane, Adelaide. Come throughout the weekend Fri 26 4-9 pm, Sat 27 10-5, Sun 10-4
- Bowerbird Bazaar - Showcasing design driven art and wares by Australian designers/ makers.
At - From Plains to Plate, The future of food in SA, 10-13 Feb 2010 This conference should be great!- i'm giving a talk on the Friday 12 th Feb 4.15 pm. Held at Uni SA.
digital light drawing photographed in real time, from Firewalker performance 2009
digital drawing, from Firewalker performance 2009
from The emperor's new clothes collaborative performance 2008