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Labours of care: Art practice and urban ecological restoration

Mayo, Rebecca


This research reveals how an art practice built around ethics of care offers a means of enacting an ecological responsibility. As cities and their human populations continue to grow, urban creeks and green spaces are becoming increasingly important and contested. Habitat loss for non-human species increases the need to care for these places. My volunteer work as a ‘Friend of Merri Creek’ in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, prompted this practice-based research...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5c4591d8de941


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