CARBON
DAtING








Art, culture,
cultivation &
care for Australian
native grasses
& grasslands

How WILL YOU 
JOIN US?

SITES + Art

Visit our Australian project sites. Meet the people+native grasses the project engaged. View the artworks these rich human-nonhuman relationships inspired

Connect!

GRASSES

Meet our six stunning Australian grasses. Seek out their kin in your own locality and begin your own relationship with local grasses and grasslands

Imagine!

LEARNINGS

Browse our collection of native grass-themed essays, articles & images. Learn how plants shape worlds, care for us & deserve our attention & respect

Immerse!

Project VIDEOS

Watch 4 short videos about how we setup and ran
the first phase of the Carbon_Dating project (2021-23)
 

SITES/Artworks

View the artworks to be exhibited during 2024-5, and learn about the process that inspired them from our 6 grassland community sites. Meet their carers, First Nations custodians and supporters

Kangaroo Grass
Silky Blue

Yuggera, Jagera, Ugarapul Country (Ipswich)

donna davis
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Barbed Wire
Black Spear

Yirrganydji Country (Cairns)

Delissa Walker
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Curly Mitchell
Silky Blue

Barunggam Country (Miles)

Sharron Colley
+ Hilary Coulter
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Silky Blue
Barbed Wire

Jagera/Yuggera, Ugarapul/Jinibara Country (Somerset)

Jason Murphy
+ Pipier Weller
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Barbed Wire
Silky Blue

Jinibara/Kabi Kabi/Yuggera/Turrbal Country (Samford)

Keith Armstrong
+ Marcus Yates
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Scented Top
Kangaroo

Kabi Kabi Country (Sunshine Coast)

Liz Capelin, Mia Hacker, Bianca Bond, Kilagi Nielsen, Melissa Stannard, Sasha Parlett
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Kangaroo
Barbed Wire

Kombumerri Country (Gold Coast)

Merinda Davies
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Grasses video feed + Sound composed using data

View some of the daily updates we broadcasted during 2022-3 from our grassland site at Samford, including 24 hour timelapses squeezed into 5 mins.  Each sound track was composed/assembled using custom software driven by real time weather data recorded from that site.

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People can’t understand the world as a gift unless someone shows them how.
Robin Wall Kimmerer, 2020