Living Data

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned
that this program contains images and voices of deceased persons.

Living Data



Living Data is selected for An Anthropocene Cabinet of Curiosities, Australian Galleries, Melbourne 3 May - 24 May as part of the international 2015 Climarte Festivalprogram.

Plastic served subtle purposes in the powerful Will she feed the fish? art-science collaboration between Lisa Roberts and Marc Pascal. The fine plastic wires that hung the aesthetically beautiful recycled Biomesh pods, including a pod of dreaming the Anthropocene, are implicated in wildlife destruction.

National Museum of Australia Review 8 May 2015

Lisa Roberts explainsWill she feed the fish? in the Cabinet of Curiosities exhibition for Australian Galleries, Melbourne, Sunday 3 May 2015, curated by artist Amanda Martin(far right). William L. Fox, Director, Centre for Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, led the artist presentations.
Photo: Joseph Kiraly


Lisa Roberts with Marc Pascal:
Will she feed the fish?
(or Algae, Mimi, Anthropocene:
Homo phagus meets Diatom navicula,
a love story for plant lovers

Recycled Biomesh, hand-drawn,
Photos: Josef Goding