Watch This Space
Travelling Artist Residency
8 Gap Road Alice Springs/Mparntwe, NT 0870
1st to the 30th of September 2018
As part of the Travelling Artist Residency with Watch This Space Phoebe Beard created a series of artworks based on her research into mineral extraction in the Northern Territory. Locating the old gold mining settlement of Arltunga, 110km from Alice Springs/Mparntwe Phoebe began research into gold which resulted in a series of relief printed maps and brochures. The Watch This Space notice board enabled Phoebe to display printed maps, expanding on the field of cartography and mining in Australia. Connections between copper, magnesium, uranium and gold mining are made through the public display, exposing the environmental and economic benefits of each mineral. Phoebe would like to thank Hannah Ekin and Jorgen Doyle for their support throughout the project and the Watch This Space community.