Trade highlights the impact of commodities produced for international markets by the 3 countries whose biodiversity is effected the greatest through their countries exports: Indonesia, Madagascar and Papua New Guinea. The work is informed by the Eora MRIO database, which provides a comprehensive view of the commercial causes of biodiversity threats. The three countries revealed within Trade, along with Malaysia and the Philippines had at the end of 2011, a total of 865 species threatened as a result of their countries international trade. The top 5 importers of these biodiversity threats were the United States, Japan, Germany, France and the United Kingdom.
Exhibition history for Trade, 2014
The Incinerator Art Award – Art for Social Change, Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds
Trade, Linden Innovators 2, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda