Eleanor Cooper, The intriguing lifecycles of the pūriri moth, Chinese tree privet, tree wētā and bracket fungus, 2020, ropes, spray marker dye for herbicides, dyes from lichens, bark, berries and flowers

Xin Cheng & Eleanor Cooper, We went tramping and drew with banana stalks, c.2013, single-channel digital video

Xin Cheng, the grimiest surface revealed the most intricate patterns: Te Auaunga/Oakley Creek, Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland at 5:25pm 20 June, 2020, inkjet print on paper

Xin Cheng, lenses: Tempelhof Airfield Rainwater Basin, Berlin, 2018, laminated flotsam and jetsam and formerly alive beings from Floating University Berlin

Xin Cheng & Eleanor Cooper, Flows according to rocks, 2020, installation view

Xin Cheng & Eleanor Cooper, Flows according to rocks, 2020, installation view

Eleanor Cooper, The delicate detritus of volcanoes, 2020, olivine crystals and polystyrene

Xin Cheng & Eleanor Cooper, Field work at Pupuke Moana and Te Auaunga, Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland including: eel grass at Pupuke Moana; lake floor sediment under microscope; fossil forest featuring shrimp and iridescent lava; lake outlet flow at Thorne Bay; mining scoria for olivine crystals; pūkeko at Te Auaunga, 2020, single-channel digital videos with sound

Flows according to rocks

Xin Cheng & Eleanor Cooper

Xin Cheng is interested in everyday resourcefulness, alternative economies and non-human and human interactions within ecosystems. She studied at the University of Auckland, Elam School of Fine Arts and the Hamburg University of Fine Arts. She lives in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Eleanor Cooper is an artist and field ranger for the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai. Her artworks explore ecology and land use, and articulate elements of the natural environment overlooked by the Western traditions of the scenic and picturesque. She studied at Elam School of Fine Arts and lives in Tāmaki Makaurau.

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