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1:00pm–1.30pm Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison.
Gracia and Louise are besotted with paper for its adaptable, foldable, cut-able, concealable and revealing nature. Animals are often present in their work, placed to question our behaviour and to explore our relationship with the natural world. Find out about their new works created for the
Birds exhibition.

1.45pm–2.15pm Penny Byrne.
Ceramicist Penny Byrne’s diorama of Jack and Errol tells the tale of father and son
Bowerbirds from the Forrest Gallery at the Melbourne Museum. Since 2000, Jack’s daily calling, mimicry, aerial acrobatics and dancing amused staff and visitors and gave him the reputation of a great entertainer. Hear how Penny has ‘bowered’ away and collected from the streets of Melbourne to create her inspiring diorama.

2.30pm–3:00pm Stu James.
Stu James creates intricate, delicate works from beaten copper. Renowned for his sea sculptures, he has received commissions from the MCG and Southgate and was awarded the Keith and Elizabeth Murdoch travelling fellowship in 1992. With a passion for the outdoors, camping and fishing the Australian wildlife is his world of inspiration.

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