Roadtrips: Andamooka

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In 2000-1 Suzanne and I returned to Andamooka and we stayed for several days. As we were travelling in a Ford Laser hatchback, we weren’t able to venture off road, to say visit Lake Torrens, which I really wanted to see.

Andamooka, South Australia, 2001

So I mostly walked around the town looking at the buildings–sheds and homes. I also concentrated on photographing the tailings landscape which lay within, and just outside of, the township.

mine tailings, Andamooka, South Australia, 2001

There is a tradition of road trips in Australia, though it is currently a fractured and fragmentary one, as there is little commentary about those photographic road trips that we currently know about.

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  1. […] a basically break from writing the PhD on Heidegger at Flinders University.    There are only a few photos from this 1990s […]

  2. […] some ways this trip linked up with previous  road trips that I’d made in the 1980s: to  Andamooka, to the Yorke Peninsula  and to the mid-north of South […]

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