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Circle – Jeannie Baker Circle – Jeannie Baker

Circle – Jeannie Baker

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January 09 2018 ‐ February 25 2018 , 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
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Richard Randall Art Studio
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha
Mount Coot-tha Road, Toowong


Circle – Jeannie Baker
Jeannie Baker


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Circle is a fusion of art, literature and science.

Award-winning children’s author and artist Jeannie Baker’s latest picture book, Circle, will be exhibited as a remarkable travelling exhibition.

Annually, bar-tailed godwits (Limosa lapponica baueri) undertake the longest unbroken migration of any animal as they fly from their Alaskan breeding grounds to Australia and New Zealand. They follow invisible pathways in the sky, which they have followed for thousands of years.

Jeannie’s work conveys the sheer wonder of this giant migratory ‘circle of life’, but also reminds us to reflect on the importance of the world’s remaining wetlands. “Everything in nature is interdependent and connected and changes we make in one place can cause a chain reaction in other places, even at the opposite end of the world.”

Exquisitely detailed and textured collages along with the science of our natural world has created an exhibition which celebrates the godwit’s remarkable flight as it comes full circle.

Open Wednesday to Sunday only. No bookings required.

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