Published in Overland Issue 243 Winter 2021 Art Cover art: Anne Barnetson Anne Barnetson Cover Back Read the rest of Overland 243 If you enjoyed this piece, buy the issue Or subscribe and receive four brilliant issues for a year Anne Barnetson Anne Barnetson is an illustrator working on unceded Noongar Boodja in Boorloo, Western Australia. She works by hand and is an optimist deep down. More by Anne Barnetson Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays 2 First published in Overland Issue 228 31 August 202212 September 2022 History Just another haunting Barry Corr This landscape is not a manifestation of a triumphal struggle over droughts, floods, hardships and Blacks. Rather, it is a refraction of swirling patterns of memory, memorialisation; suppression, repression and revelation; constantly ravelling and unravelling, endlessly struggling to erase or incorporate the Other and soothe the settler pillow. 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 7 April 202231 May 2022 Art What would Joseph Beuys think of your ‘focus forest’? Tara Heffernan What the Forest app provides is the illusion that time spent on study, work, or everyday chores can also be creative and community-minded. Moreover, that the tasks of everyday life and work that are typically ephemeral, forgettable, and often of diminishing returns, can—when recorded in productivity trees in the forest of progress—leave a trace, recouping a sense of purpose and significance.