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Badger culling and farmers’ mental health

Upset by the media’s narrow coverage of badger culls, artist Diana Boyer created ‘Collateral Damage’, an artwork showing a farmer's thoughts as she goes about her work in a high-risk area for bovine TB.

Artwork by Diana Boyer

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About the artist

Photograph of Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer

After graduating in biological science (botany), Diana went to live and work on a farm and has done so ever since. Years of botanical illustration for ‘The Flora of Australia’ led her to retrain as a visual artist. Over time different aspects of the environment, and farming in particular, have informed her artwork.