Mimesis, sympoiesis and the wee-loo

A collaboration with Tiana Jefferies (https://www.tianajefferies.com)

for the Sydney University's School of Literature, Art & Media & the Sydney Environment

Institute's Birds and Language Conference, 19-20 August 2021.

Accessed below via link to the virtual pop-gallery.

1. Mimesis and the wee-loo. Audio, 9:41. Best with headset.

2. Sympoiesis and the wee-loo. Single channel colour video, 2:19. 



Notes, acknowledgements and permissions for Mimesis and the wee-loo:


Tiana Jefferies


Aiden Hernandez-Edgar, Cath and Vince Carroll, Claudia, Sam and

Rose O’Rourke-Jackson, Darcy Williams, Felix Cehak, Kierra-Jay Power,

Lachlan Eunson, Marilena Hewitt, Natalie Lavelle, Stewart Kruger,

Tiana Jefferies, Tristan Eyles

Australian Magpie Cracticus tibicen

Khristos Nizamis, XC488921. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/488921

Marc Anderson, XC269695. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/269695


Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius

Marc Anderson, XC383183. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/383183

Australian Brush-turkey Alectura lathami

Patrik Åberg, XC96883. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/96883

Pale-headed Rosella Platycercus adscitus

Greg McLachlan, XC393651. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/393651

Marc Anderson, XC434510. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/434510


Noisy Friarbird Philemon corniculatus
Marc Anderson, XC579385. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/579385

Apostlebird Struthidea cinerea

Marc Anderson, XC434534. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/434534

Marc Anderson, XC593114. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/593114


Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles

Marc Anderson, XC608535. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/608535

Marc Anderson, XC439293. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/439293

Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack and Kim Franklin,

The Australian Bird Guide. Clayton South: CSIRO, 2017