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"We are all here to be admired, so if you feel inclined to see us before we 'Depart' we will be here for the next week or so. After that we may be gone.... gone forever" said the Bilby
“Departure Lounge” in some ways extends the tradition of natural science art. The medium I use is discarded cardboard packaging, sourced from living trees, the home of many species as well as the lungs of the planet. Within the constraints of this medium, I try to represent Australian threatened small mammals as accurately as possible. My work also references the inherent threats that human needs pose to the existence of many species and ecosystems.