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CATEGORY DESCRIPTION MAKERS Gatherers draw from the Australian Kantjupayi land to produce work Kate Campbell-Pope Ari Athans Damien Wright Fossickers discover materials Roseanne in manufactured Lorraine Connelly-Northey environments Paul McKee Sally Marsland Fleur Schell Gleaners use what gets left behind, Nicole Lister such as packaging David Herbert Alchemists look to the physical Anna Phillips transformation of materials Stephen Gallagher Mark Vaarwerk Dissectors expose beauty through Louiseann Zahra the act of destruction Nicholas Jones Tiffany Parbs Liberators take the precious out of Caz Guiney the gallery and onto the Honor Freeman street
In the early 1880s copper was discovered in significant quantity by five fossickers who set up a mine and permanent camp for themselves.
Artefact collectors and fossickers were active throughout the area and large collections of poorly provenanced artefacts ended up in the Museum of Victoria (Mulvaney 1990, 149; Warren 1985).