Five views of a creeping Honey possum
(
Tarisipes rostratus)

 
 
 

Gracia Haby
Five views of a creeping Honey possum (Tarisipes rostratus)
March, 2019
Digital print zine
Edition of 100

 

A 21cm X 30cm (folded to 7.5cm X 10.5cm in proportion), full-colour zine.

A zine of drawings from a specimen within the collection of the Melbourne Museum of a tiny Australian marsupial, a Honey possum (Tarisipes rostratus; specimen C 27226; female). The Honey possum, found in a small pocket of Western Australia, is an important pollinator for such plants as Banksia attenuata, Banksia coccinea, and Adenanthos cuneatus.

The companion to Afternoon of a Hopping Mouse (Notomys mitchellii) (2016), Five views of a creeping Honey possum (Tarisipes rostratus) was released into the wild at the 2019 NGV Melbourne Art Book Fair.