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water+wisdom symposium

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Drawing on extensive research by experts from India and Australia, water+wisdom / Australia India (1 December 2017 - 10 March 2018) presents a poetic dimension on ancient wisdom regarding water management in both continents, as seen through the work of visual artists, creative writers and researchers who have incorporated these issues into their work.

This international water+wisdom symposium provides an opportunity to be inspired, network and explore ideas about creative responses to ancient wisdom regarding water, from researchers and artists in India and Australia.

Speakers including (India) Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment, India; Parineeta Dandekar, Coordinator, South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People; Kiran Nagarkar, Globally celebrated novelist; Vibha Galhotra, Conceptual artist (Australia) Aunty Di Kerr, Wurundjeri Elder; N'Ahweet Carolyn Briggs, Indigenous language specialist and Boonwurrung Elder; Matthew Currell, RMIT Senior Lecturer, Hydrogeology & Environmental Engineering; Justine Philip, PhD Ecosystem Management, Museum Victoria Associate; Chris O'Neill, Water Resource Engineer; and artists Vicki Couzens, Glenda Nicholls and Carmel Wallace and Judy Watson.

Register to join us for this free event. Catering provided.

Caption: Cop Shiva, Water Agoras.


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