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Fruits of labours

Artist Sean Rafferty collects fruit cartons, photographs them and uploads his findings to an online database for the world to see. Cartonography has taken him from Glenburn Apples in Tasmania to Cheeky Que in the Northern Territory, and from Tweed River Sweet Potatoes to Coastal Plains Rockmelons. "On a micro level, the cartons tell the story of the farmer," he says, while the collection in its entirety reads like a map. "The cartons often project the farmer's immigrant history, their fascination with the landscape, or their sense of humour," he says.



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