Made in collaboration with Indigenous poet Dakota Feirer from Red Room Poetry, the journal features debossed text from Dakota’s poetry ‘A Haiku Garden Bed’. Inside the journal includes a full poem and his background story.
Dakota is a Bundjalung-Gumbayngirr man based in Dharawal and Yuin country on the south coast. Since graduating from an honours degree at the University of Wollongong, Dakota has consulted for NITV, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and AIATSIS. He is carving a path as an independent researcher, educator and advocate for cultural sovereignty and progressive warriorhood.
About Red Room Poetry
Red Room Poetry is a not-for-profit that makes poetry in meaningful ways with communities across the country. To celebrate 50 years of the Wollongong Botanic Garden they collaborated to commission local poets to create new works inspired by the Garden.
This journal is made from quality bonded recycled leather, combining 60% genuine leather fibres from the shoe and handbag industry. The refillable pad for the journals are made from 100% de-inked recycled post-consumer waste collected from offices throughout Australia, it is carbon neutral and made in the Maryvale Mill, in Victoria.
Material: Recycled leather, A5 plain wire-bound recycled paper pad – 70 pages of 80gsm paper
Made in Australia