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Stephen McCullough

The following artefacts and images are from a recent exhibition in Perth’s Alexander and Brown Seed Warehouse. The models act as facsimile reproductions of Perth’s redundant spaces, taking them out out their usual un-noticed and abandoned existence. The Seed Warehouse, forming as part of the redundant collection, is reactivated for a short period of time through the Perth City Observatory Event (06.05.11). This activity is developed from the principles set out by Sir Patrick Geddes as he sought to engage with the city and its residents, giving a new outlook and understanding of the local environment. The exhibition brings together various levels of thinking about city space, responding to the question:

What if instances of redundancy were to be brought to a new level of consciousness through creative inhabitation?

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