One River: Project Overview One River is the vision of Creative Director of the Centenary of Canberra, Robyn Archer AO, whose mother was born on the banks of the Murray River at Cadell, where her grandfather ran the punt. Robyn’s grandmother Agnes was brought there as a young bride to a tin shed on the […]
On Sunday 18 August, if you are in Canberra, you will want to see a performance on Aspen Island that is part of the Canberra local project, One River – Life Giver: the event is called ‘Notes From a Very Small Island’ and features project artists John Shortis and Moya Simpson in collaboration with carillonist […]
One River is a multi‐state and territory arts project being staged as a part of celebrations for the Centenary of Canberra in 2013, recognising the national capital’s location within the Murray-Darling Basin and its connection to the watery heart of the country. The project has engaged ten local artists to connect with communities throughout the […]
Treasures of the River’ is a photographic and audio installation to be launched on Friday 12th July at 5.30pm in Augathella. ‘Treasures of the River’ will showcase a collection of fresh and forgotten images and narratives from Augathella that explore the community’s relationship with the Warrego River. The exhibition, to be held in Augathella’s newest […]
In the upper catchment of the Darling, Bourke-based artist Andrew Hull will work with communities including Wanaaring (Paroo River), Fords Bridge (Warrego River), Engonnia (Warrego River), Weilmoringle (Culgoa River), and Bourke (Darling River) to collect and share stories. Participants will hand-write stories, record these for local radio and use the written work to construct small […]
The Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival is a biennial cultural community celebration located in Forbes encompassing the Kalari-Lachlan catchment and neighboring river systems. It is a celebration of arts and community with highlights including Rhumba On Rankin on 25 Oct and Festival by the Lake 26 Oct. Interested? Visit http://riverartsfestival.org.au/ for more information.
Moorambilla Voices Festival is a celebration of music and art that occurs in September. It features a series of concerts including the Gala Concert held on Saturday evening. and the Friday afternoon concert featuring the MAXed Out Company and TaikOz. See http://www.moorambilla.com/ for more information.