A different point of view…

A different point of view…

In preparing to re-imagine and present my local project for Canberra next month I have been reflecting upon my exhibition in Murray Bridge (otherworldly camera obscura projections inside old railway carriages along the riverbank, and personal stories exhibited in postcard and digital formats). I was thrilled with the stories that emerged during the project as […]

Murray Bridge Documentary

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in News, One River Murray Bridge | No Comments

A short film about the Murray Bridge Turn Back to the River project can be viewed here. View images of Heidi Kenyon’s installation, listen to responses from locals and visitors and get a sense of what the river means to the residents of Murray Bridge.

Drawn in Light

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in News, One River Murray Bridge | No Comments
Drawn in Light

[This article, written by One River reference group member Ken Orchard, is a response to Heidi Kenyon’s One River project, Turn Back to the River, in Murray Bridge in April 2013] Thirty years ago I looked after a very elderly Russian man who had suffered the harrowing experience of being sent to Siberia during the 1917 Revolution. […]

Heidi Kenyon puts a new lens on the river at Murray Bridge

Posted by on Apr 14, 2013 in News, One River Murray Bridge | No Comments
One river Local Project Murray Bridge SA

One River local project artist Heidi Kenyon launched her project Turn Back to the River, in Murray Bridge South Australia on a perfect autumn day. The installation event took place under the iconic Murray Bridge railway bridge at the site of three disused railway carriages which Heidi had converted into pinhole cameras,  or ‘camera obscura’. “Like many […]

Upside down world!

camera obscura 1

The community stories I am collecting will be exhibited en masse in postcard and digital formats, and also utilised to inspire contemporary artworks encompassing camera obscura projections inside old railway carriages along the riverbank. These images are a preview of the seemingly otherworldly camera obscura process which will literally enable the community to ‘see’ the […]

One River: Murray Bridge / Turn Back to the River

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in | No Comments
MurrayBridge

In Murray Bridge Heidi Kenyon will work with residents at various sites along the Murray River to explore why it is that so many river towns turn their backs on the river. Using pinhole cameras (camera obscura) to create projections in old railway carriages adjacent to the river bank layered with selected information gathered during […]