The 2009 Moreton Bay Research Station artists residency with Jo Fay Duncan resulted in projection of environmental issues, concerns expressed to her by island residents and resident staff and researchers at the Station. It informed the Moreton Bay Research Station Public Art Project.

The Moreton Bay Research Station, University of Queensland Public Art Project 20010 was funded by Public Art Agency, Arts Queensland and involved work by local artists Belinda Close, Jenny Truman, Bernadette Mollison and Ally Braybrooke. Co-curated by Jo Fay Duncan with Judy Watson and Nick Mitzovich.

As artist and curator Jo Fay Duncan later collaborated with Dave Hannan on installation work to produce deep sea cinematography, editing by Toni Houston and original sounds by Leon DN part of the Islands of Innocence in 2018.