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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
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Enlighten Me

Join us to celebrate the opening of Enlighten Me, an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus. Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino.The lead image is a detail of "Skull Lamp" by Joelle Shafter.See More
Feb 5, 2013
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"Thanks - there are some great work craftworkers here in Australia."
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"I just saw your show here at Crafthaus. Congrats its very impressive "
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
Dec 7, 2012

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On a rural property outside Cooroy, near Noosa on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Ross Annels contemporary fine furniture
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I am a designer and maker of contemporary fine furniture, specialising in chairs, carefully crafted to fit the body and to enhance modern and traditional interiors. I design and make furniture to order and by commission for Australian and international clients, combining traditional fine furniture making with innovative contemporary design.
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Memory keepers, map makers, and material thinkers: the sustained offerings of craft objects

Posted on August 21, 2009 at 1:38am 1 Comment

This is an abstract of a paper Tamsin Kerr and I are presenting at the Making Futures: Craft and Sustainability conference in Plymouth, UK next month.



Memory keepers, map makers, and material thinkers: the sustained offerings of craft objects

Tamsin Kerr http://cooroorainstitute.com/

Ross Annels w http://rossannels.com/



This presentation draws upon the landscape memoir work of intellectual Tamsin Kerr and the ecoregionalism of fine furniture designer/maker, Ross… Continue

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At 6:03am on September 11, 2013, Marlene True said…

Hi Ross,

I am trying to make EMMA fit into my schedule!

At 12:11pm on January 30, 2013, Glen Guarino said…

I just saw your show here at Crafthaus. Congrats its very impressive

At 3:09pm on December 5, 2012, Sandra Murray said…

You're welcome Ross! :)

At 11:54am on July 30, 2012, Glen Guarino said…

Hi Ross, we are so sorry we couldn't connect when you were in the states. You must be enjoying being home & back in your shop. 

If you are interested we have a call, "Enlighten Me" for work.   

http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-call-enlighten-me

Please feel free to pass the link to other artists, they do not have to be Crafthaus members to submit. 

At 11:48am on January 20, 2012, Pat Morrow said…

YEA Ross!!! Congratulations on the scholarship and coming to the States. I am so excited for you and can't wait to read your blogs. What states will you be in? I read Maine - does that mean you will be there for the Furniture Society Conference? I'm trying to make it there but don't know yet. Have fun.

At 9:08am on January 18, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through August 15, 2013.

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often :-)

At 12:14pm on August 2, 2010, Pat Morrow said…
Niiiiiiccee table Ross!
At 9:45am on July 16, 2010, Glen Guarino said…
We got our copy of 500 Cabinets in the mail yesterday. Helena Cabinet looks great, beautiful detail.

Gentle reminder for our calls:
Off the Floor
Me,Myself & I

Congratulations!!!!!
Glen & Marie
At 8:56pm on June 13, 2010, Glen Guarino said…
Hi Ross, Here are the current calls
Off the Floor
Earthly Pleasures
Me, Myself & I

Marie
At 1:44pm on January 13, 2010, Pat Morrow said…
Thanks Ross! Any publicity helps. Hope you are doing well.
 
 
 

Rule the World!

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RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley

"LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch

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