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ONExchange | Nicola Moss and Diana Warnes In Conversation

Greenspace is the inaugural exhibition for Onespace by artist Nicola Moss. Moss brings her City and Nature project to the gallery, examining a changing ecology – a place where town planning, heritage and personal aesthetic, mixes with maintenance regimes and sense of well-being. Greenspace explores the inner-city Brisbane suburbs of postcode 4101 – South Brisbane, West End and Highgate Hill.

Moss’ art practice explores the value of a healthy environment to communities and individuals, with a particular focus on the sense of well-being contact with plants can provide in our everyday lives.


“I take paper with me when I go – it’s an opportunity to actually get impressions of the place… It looked like there was quite a lot of greenspace in 4101 – a lot of it is private gardens combined with street trees, it’s this collective greenspace. It requires participation and I think we all add to that greenspace.” – Nicola Moss, ONExchange Conversation

Diana Warnes hosted a ONExchange conversation with Nicola Moss on Saturday February 2 where they discussed her exhibition, processes and observations travelling through 4101 during the making of this spectacular body of work. Listen to the full discussion below:

 

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Photos: Funky Munky
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SpatialCo introduces themselves to Brisbane

SpatialCo is a creative practice operating in two parts – as service provider and as researcher – exploring the application of emerging technologies. Their team is made up of architects, designers, visualisers and technicians who work collaboratively on all projects.


The process of laser scanning captures measurable spatial data to create a three-dimensional point cloud, while also recording colour panoramic images. In this exhibition they interrogate the collected data to produce a series of 2D images that explore the qualitative aspects of the skate arena at a point of transition. Their spatial investigations, using 3D laser scanning technology, documents concrete structural elements as well as the seemingly banal dust, peeling paint and discarded objects. The images created for this exhibition demonstrate the capacity of the technology to move beyond the measurable to reveal intangible aspects embedded within the fabric of this iconic Brisbane building.


Listen to Leonie Matthews introduce SpatialCo and how they came to be.
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Photos: Funky Munky