Landscape and You Episodes 1-14

Landscape and You Episodes 1-14
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14 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Frames of Reference
A series of twelve programs which examines aspects of 'landscape' in a contemporary cultural context. The presenters of the series, a painter and a poet, are joined by writers, visual…
Episode 2 Creative Inquiry
In this episode visual artists and writers working with the land utilise various creative inquiry strategies to explore their responses to chosen spaces and places. Using direct observation, as well…
Episode 3 Creating Significance
This episode shows the viewer how mapping, naming and other processes help individuals to make 'the land' meaningful. The idea is developed that landscape is primarily a cultural construction, that…
Episode 4 Dryandra Camp
A series of twelve programs which examines aspects of 'landscape' in a contemporary cultural context. The presenters of the series, a painter and a poet, are joined by writers, visual…
Episode 5 Reading Two Landscapes
This episode focuses on two West Australian environments: a Murchison sheep station and the Avon catchment of the Wheatbelt. It shows how an interesting selection of people, from different backgrounds…
Episode 6 Poet in the Field - Glen Phillips
The presenters of the series, a painter and a poet, are joined by writers, visual artists, dancers, musicians, historians, cultural commentators, environmentalists, pastoralists, scientists and many others to explore the…
Episode 7 A Visual Artist in the Field - Judith Dinham
This episode introduces a part of the semi-desert Murchison district which has always had a special significance for the artist. We see how the sheep station, Meeline, provides one appropriate…
Episode 8 Artist's Responses
This episode examines the ways in which Brian Blanchflower (visual artist), John Kinsella (poet), Annie Stainer (movement artist), Joan Campbell (ceramic artist), Judith Watson (visual artist) and Peter Cowan (novelist),…
Episode 9 Nature and Culture
A series of twelve programs which examines aspects of 'landscape' in a contemporary cultural context. The presenters of the series, a painter and a poet, are joined by writers, visual…
Episode 10 Landscape Research
In this episode we see that explorations about the nature of landscape are undertaken by people in a range of disciplines. The program introduces projects by such diverse individuals as…
Episode 11 The Artist and Travel
A series of twelve programs which examines aspects of 'landscape' in a contemporary cultural context. The presenters of the series, a painter and a poet, are joined by writers, visual…
Episode 12 Landscape Review
A series of twelve programs which examines aspects of 'landscape' in a contemporary cultural context. The presenters of the series, a painter and a poet, are joined by writers, visual…
Episode 13 Brian Blanchflower - Visual Artist
Brian Blanchflower's paintings have a cosmic intensity that invites contemplation. From his Perth-based studio Blanchflower discusses how his work is influenced by his experience of the natural environment. In particular,…
Episode 14 Peter Cowan - Author
Western Australian-born novelist and biographer Peter Cowan talks to Associate Professor Glen Phillips from Edith Cowan University about his long career as one of Australia's leading modern writers. He also…

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