PlantLab 22 Whangarei

For the past week, Tracey has been in Aotearoa NZ to particpate as an artist-in-residence in PlantLab 22 in Whangarei and to share a new project at Aotearoa Digital Arts (ADA) Symposium in Whakatu Nelson. PlantLab is is a fab pop up innovation lab in the Stand Arcade in downtown Whangarei. The space has beenContinue reading “PlantLab 22 Whangarei”

Checking in at Holt Microforest

Yesterday we dropped in on our previous community at Holt in the ACT to see how their Mircoforest project has evolved. Tyronne Bell an Ngunawal Elder shared with us some local knowledge and gave the Microforest its Ngunawal name. We had some involvement in the early days of the project so it was fantastic toContinue reading “Checking in at Holt Microforest”

Treecreate Studio is now open

Over the past few weeks the team has been busy getting set up in our new premises on Yarun (Bribie Island). We have painted and set up the space so we can work, but we have plans for much more! Some of the ideas which came through from our recent survey were: to use itContinue reading “Treecreate Studio is now open”

Treecreate and Supercluster at ISEA Barcelona

It was fantastic to get The Meeting of the Waters : Locative Media Oceania at the recent 27th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) in Barcelona. The project was discussed at a panel conversation between our founder Tracey and Treecreate partner, Geert Vermeire with video editing from Fred Adam, from Supercluster. It was great toContinue reading “Treecreate and Supercluster at ISEA Barcelona”

Treecreative walk again at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor

It was fabulous to facilitate another walk at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor. We walked a different path this time, avoiding some of the muddy patches along the way. Thank you Ariana for sharing your knowledge of the conservation corridor along the walk. Also thank you to Danusha for pointing out a scar tree, some black cockatoosContinue reading “Treecreative walk again at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor”

Creative communities in Yarun (Bribie)

Hi all We are running a short survey to see what sort of interest there is for hosting creative workshops, exhibitions and residencies on Bribie Island in the near future. Your feedback is very valuable as it will help to guide local creative programs for Treecreate over the next 2 years. Thank you for participatingContinue reading “Creative communities in Yarun (Bribie)”

Meeting of the Waters: Locative Media Oceania

The past week has just flown by since we kicked off the program for Meeting of the Waters: Locative Media Oceania. There have been some really inspiring engaged conversations and our speakers have been stellar! We started with a wonderful Welcome to Country by Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell and then followed on Sunday with aContinue reading “Meeting of the Waters: Locative Media Oceania”

Meeting Oceania

Originally posted on Tracey M Benson || Bytetime:
It is really exciting to announce the Meeting of the Waters: Locative Media Oceania program. Between 18 September to 5 October Treecreate and Supercluster will work together to bring an incredible range of speakers and activities for a group of 36 participants. The program is hosted and funded…

Imagining your ‘inner plant’

At our latest Treecreative walkshop, Tracey shared a reading of a wonderful paper by Natasha Myers, titled Sensing Botanical Sensoria: A Kriya for Cultivating Your Inner Plant Sensing Botanical Sensoria: A Kriya for Cultivating Your Inner Plant by┬áNatasha Myers Never forget this: your body does not end at the skin.[1]Your contours are not constrained byContinue reading “Imagining your ‘inner plant’”

EVENTS | Treecreative at Australian National Botanic Gardens

As part of CBR Tree Week we held another Treecreative walkshop on Saturday 8 May 2021 at the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG). With a small group participants joining us for a morning of connecting to place, guided meditation and creative play, we explored the gardens looking for endangered trees. The walk was an interactiveContinue reading “EVENTS | Treecreative at Australian National Botanic Gardens”