Grandmother Lessons

by Juundaal Strang Yettica

“I don’t know much about much but the learning keeps me alive!”

The edited audio interview with Jonathan Jones will be here soon!

Image credit: Kaldor Public Art Project 32: Jonathan Jones Kangaroo grassland, barrangal dyara (skin and bones), Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, 17 September – 3 October 2016 © Jonathan Jones. Photo: Pedro Greig 

Hello! There you are! I’ve been waiting for you! Come in, come with me…

By no means am I any kind of expert about anything and sometimes I’m not even sure yet what there is in front of me to learn but I go in anyway, with or without a map…and most times I end up at a completely different place than I thought I was headed! Please let me try to explain this better… When we first met, yes, you and I, I had hoped to give you something. I hoped to leave you with something, an idea, a new question to ask, a memory or a seed planted. I have since come to understand that I don’t have to be an expert. People are willing and wanting to share their knowledge and experience so we can all learn and for this I am grateful. So, shall we go in?

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