Coverage of the Canberra program.
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 […]
Recently one of the paper rolls in the One river project installations in Mitchell and Canberra, has been re-visited and shown in an installation of print and drawing works at Crane Arts, Philadelphia. Two years after soaking paper in the Maranoa River for the project with the community of Mitchell I returned west of the Maranoa on the Wallam Creek […]
In 2013, Canberra based film-maker Rob Nugent was commissioned by the Centenary of Canberra and Screen Australia to document the One River program as it unfolded. It wasn’t possible for him to visit all the artists and communities in their ten geographically diverse locations to see their project evolving, so he chose the ones that […]
Adelaide-based playwright Sean Riley’s radio play This River, written especially for the One River project, is now online. Simply follow this link: This River Radio Program One River is the vision of Creative Director of the Centenary of Canberra, Robyn Archer AO. “The characters in Sean Riley’s new play for voices, written specifically for the One […]
One River On Air is the Radio Show produced by John Shortis and Moya Simpson as part of their One River project for Canberra. The project was a multi-faceted musical collaboration between John and Moya, the Carillonist Lynn Fuller, choir members of Worldly Goods Choir and the Cyrenes, ukulele players for Ukulele Republic of Canberra, […]
This sequence of images show the change in the coloured sand patterns over repeated rehearsals and the performance for the Goolwa local project presentation as part of Alluvial Connections: From Source to Sea. The surprise was in how they transitioned from a schematic pattern to one that is just like sand forms under water.
An Essay by Neil Fettling. Critical reflections on Lake Suite by Carmel Wallace
The cloak has been an important garment within many cultures and societies over thousands of years. In cool climates the practical requirement to keep warm and to protect the wearer from cold, rain and wind is central to their function. However the cloak in all its adaptions and manifestations is more than an overcoat of convenience; instead, it embodies rich cultural and symbolic associations.