Amok Island 'Besotted By Banksia'
"Australian art develops not out of religion, (not) out of sacred objects and rituals, but out of science. Those fine botanical, scientific artists like Joseph Banks were documenting this exotic land and its native and curious flora and fauna". Professor Bernard Smith, Australian Art Historian (ABC Radio) Amok Island 'Six stages of Banksia baxteri' spanning 162m long and 25m high CBH Grain silo's Ravensthorpe W.A. (Detail) If there is a common thread that links contemporary