‘The Gift’ – art exhibition

13 artists have collaborated in a unique project to express a mutual love of and concern for the future of the rugged Bass Coast and a safe climate. Artworks will be sold through a silent auction which will raise funds to build community awareness about the proposed desalination plant in Wonthaggi.

The exhibition will be shown at Northcote’s Synergy Gallery for a second showing, beginning Friday the November 28 and concluding on the November 30.

‘NGALIGU MUNDA’ – our land. Images from Kokatha Mula country.

Exhibiting at 3 locations. This multimedia exhibition showcases the importance of country and culture through photography, art and film. For generations Kokatha Mula custodians have cared for their pristine mallee woodlands, including rockholes, soaks and wildlife. DANTE’S Resturant & Gallery, November 6-16. Also a rock’n gig on the 29th. www.kokathamula.auspics.org.au

Fashion for a better looking world

In the loop have an interview with Kelley Sheenan who has just released Peppermint Magazine featuring fresh green fashion. The good news is the first edition is free. Kelly has given a big list of aussie fashion designers and retailers working with sustainable textiles which we then stole to publish here…

labels: gorman, bird textiles, skin and threads, bassike, darling clementine, elsom, heidi and seek, mother maria, kara, money penny, thea&sami, rebecca ward; shops: green precinct, bliss ecowear, i like you, bird girl, ecogirl, madeit, leeloo, georgielove ; blogs: indie, meetmeatmikes, and a tv show Alter Eco