Essay written by One River Reference Group member Ken Orchard, on One River: Alluvial Connections – from source to sea, Margaret Worth with Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh, Richard Hodges & Michelle Murray. Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa: 1 August – 1 September 2013.
John Shortis met up with Centenary of Canberra Creative Director (and progenitor of the One River project) Robyn Archer, to discuss the resonance and value of songs from the archive for performance on Aspen Island in Canberra from 12:30 to 1:20pm on Sun 18 August 2013. The following is an edited transcript from this instructive discussion.
Article written by Malcolm McKinnon (Curator of Stories, One River project) on riverrun by artists Bianca Acimovic, Vicki Luke and Vernon Bartlett in association with local storytellers and various government and water management agencies, presented at the Hume Dam, just outside of the twin border cities of Albury / Wodonga, on 14 April 2013.
Mildura–based photographer and artist, Danielle Hobbs, writes about Kim Chalmers’ and Sally Hederics’ One River project delivered in March 2013, Conflux, which captures the experience of Mildura–Wentworth residents of living at the confluence of the two most iconic rivers in the Murray-Darling Basin, the Murray and the Darling.
Essay written by One River Reference Group member Lani Houston reflecting on the Narrandera local project, Tipping Point, presented on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River at the site of the old Oakbank Brewery on Sat 20 April, 2013
An Essay by Neil Fettling on ‘Critical reflections by Carmel Wallace on Lake Suite‘. Lake Suite was exhibited at the Art Vault in Mildura, 15 May – 3 June 2013 and then at the Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra, 24 & 25 August 2013. A musical composition was commissioned for the project and performed by a trio of musicians; Ben and Jack Rogers and Nikki Scarlett.