Book Launch: Spirit of the Garden by Trisha Dixon

Book Launch: Spirit of the Garden by Trisha Dixon
Book event

A detail from the cover of Spirit of the Garden by Trisha Dixon
 When
19 April 2021, 5:30pm-6:30pm
 Where
Theatre, Lower Ground 1

Free

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Join us for the launch of Trisha Dixon's new book, Spirit of the Garden, which explores the relationship that exists between ourselves, our gardens and the natural landscape.

At this event, Dixon will be joined by Fleur Flanery, Philip Cox and Max Bourke to discuss the enigma of 'spirit of place' and its place in the world of landscape design. The panel will be facilitated by Alex Sloan.

This event is free to attend but bookings are essential. Refreshments will be provided.

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About the Book

Gardens can be formal or wild, serene or ostentatious, native or exotic, colourful or monochrome – according to Trisha Dixon, if we like a person, we will probably like their garden.

In a series of written reflections, interwoven with her evocative, painterly photographs, Trisha explores the relationship that exists between ourselves, our gardens and the natural landscape. Beyond the design and the plants, there is the feel of the garden, which captures the heart from the moment you enter a landscape and stays with you long after you have left.

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About the Author

Trisha Dixon Burkitt is a writer and photographer with a passion for landscape, literature, music, art, architecture, design and history. She leads specialist private tours within Australia and abroad, does photographic commissions and occasionally runs photographic workshops. Her tours focus on landscape, gardens and private properties, architecture, literature, history, landscape designers, art and music.

Dixon Burkitt also lectures within Australia and abroad including for the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS).