Zahidah’s interview on The Sustainable Hour, 22 July

In the run up to the International day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem (26 July), please tune in on Wednesday, 22 July to The Sustainable Hour, at 11 am, to listen to an interview with our curator Zahidah Zeytoun Millie!

Details: The Pulse 94.7 FM, Geelong, Victoria, community radio, at  11 a.m.

You can find the podcast here!

The Sustainable Hour:

By Anthony Gleeson, Jackie Matthews, Colin Mockett & Mik Aidt: The Sustainable Hour is a weekly podcast from Geelong, Australia, out at 11am on Wednesdays – for a green, clean, sustainable Geelong. We talk about how we make our houses and apartments, gardens and streets, our city, neighbourhood or village greener, cleaner, more beautiful, nicer to live in, healthier, more economical, connected and resilient while having fun with it too. Available in iTunes and Stitcher. More on http://www.podcast.climatesafety.info

Schedule of events

Here is the schedule of talks, events and performances during our exhibition:

Mangroves from the water

Gordon Gallery, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia

26 July – 15 August

The exhibition will provide viewers with a range of media to appeal to as wide an audience as possible. The artists also hope to see discussions occurring throughout the exhibition in a series of colloquia.

The artists are:

Alexis Gambis, Nicola Cerini, Enrico Santucci, Deb Taylor, Richard Collopy, Jacqui Dreessens, Stephanie Neville, Geraldine Chansard, Peter & Helen Martin, and Zahidah Zeytoun Millie.

 The exhibition event will open on International Mangroves Day, 26 July, and end on 15 August 2020 during National Science Week (15-23 August).   Workshops on weaving, printing and painting will run during the multimedia exhibition and guest speakers will present related talks on mangroves and the Barwon region.

Guest speakers:

Date/Time Guest Speaker Location Title
15 Aug,

1000-1100

Oskar Serrano Deakin University Coastal wetlands as weapons for climate change mitigation and time capsules of the human past
15 Aug, 1100-1200 Peter Martin Deakin University For the Beauty of the Earth

 

Workshops schedule:                                                                 

Date/Time Presenter Workshop Location Materials
31 Jul,

1000-1200

14 Aug,

1000-1200

7 Aug,

1000-1200

Zahidah Zeytoun Millie Kayaking/water colour sketching. Barwon River, Barwon Heads

Hovells Creek

Water colours, sketch book, kayak (self provided)
1 Aug, 1000-1600 Helen Martin Eco printing Point Lonsdale
2 Aug,

1000-1200

 

Deb Taylor 2 hour collage

and paint

workshop

Project Space Gallery
26 Jul,

1400-1500

 

8 Aug, 1400-6500

 

 22 Aug,

1400-6500

Jacqueline Dreessens Environmental Dance  Interpretation The Project Space Gallery

Hovells Creek

School

theatre TBC

15 Aug,

0930-1230

Nicola Cerini Interpreting the mangroves: printing on plywood The School of Lost Arts

 Live Performances

Date/Time Presenter Performance Location
Live music Project Space Gallery
26 July

1400-1500

Jacqueline Dreessens Environmental Dance  Interpretation The Project Space Gallery