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Draft impression of the interactive immersive installation that was used to gather partners and artists for the project. Photoshop collage.
2. Title: “Pore Bearer” Medium: artist made opaque water colour on recycled corrugated packing cardboard adhered with artist made starch glue used as an example for workshops.
Date: 2019 Artist: Fern Smith
To create the interactive immersive installation it will the sum of thousands of individual artistic objects.
3. Title: “Coral and fish resting” Medium: artist made opaque watercolor, vegetable dye and starch glue on recycled paper pulp, shredded paper and cardboard, adhered with artist made starch glue used as an example for workshops.
Date: 2019 Artist: Fern Smith
4. Title: “fish” Medium: artist made opaque water colour, vegetable dye and starch glue with paper pulp, recycled used as an example for workshops.
Date: 2019 Artist: Fern Smith
5. Title: “Sea floor 1”
Medium: artist made opaque watercolor, vegetable dye and starch glue with paper pulp, recycled papers, recycled and painted cottons, used as an example for workshops.
Date: 2019
Artist: Fern Smith
6. Title: “paper fish 1”
Medium: artist made opaque watercolor with added starch glue on recycled card as an example for workshops.
Date: 2019 Artist: Fern Smith
7. Title: “Collection of made works in studio as a draft example of a marine world”
Medium: artist made opaque watercolor with added starch glue, vegetable dyes, paper pulp, recycled card, paper, cotton, fruit boxes, used an example for workshops.
Date: 2019 Artist: Fern Smith
8. Title: “Shadow puppet making workshop at Brunswick Neighbourhood house”
Date: 2019
Photo by Youi Lee
To create the interactive immersive installation it will the sum of  innumerable of individual artistic objects made by hundreds of people from the community.
9. Title: “Fish and Chips” Medium: artist made opaque water colour with added starch glue, texta, recycled card board chip box, recycled paper, recycled cotton recycled gift wraps , recycled card, paper, cotton.
Date: 2018 Artist: Fern Smith
Exhibited: BOXIT – FernArtz Studio
10. Title: “Women’s Suffrage 2006-2009” A demonstration of Fern managing curating and producing artworks on a large scale.
Reflections and Celebration (2007): Fern prepared and delivered a course at RMIT University. Conversations (2008): The focus of four conversations to bring local communities together.
Art of Suff-Rage (2008-9): This partnership explored and celebrated the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage.

Throughout 2008 this involved:
– Art performances by dressing in period costume, taking public transport to distribute the Suff-Rage news and promote democracy. These performances were well received on the street.
– Participating in over 40 events around Victoria by exhibiting installations and providing avenues for the community to participate in the Centenary of Suffrage in creative ways.
– Editor and producer Suff-Rage News: focused on providing a narrative of Victoria’s journey of suffrage.
– Ursula Dutkiewicz: produced 100 ceramic suffragists that represented the ‘foot solders’ and women who worked tirelessly for suffrage.
– Moving landscape: Produced a 10 metre paneled artwork now on display at http://www.cv.vic.gov.au/stories/a-diverse-state/womens-suffrage/moving-landscape/
-Banner project : Produced 10 banners for campaigning to raise awareness to the public.

Other Supporting Material PDFFloor Plan, Risk Management and Timeline of events