Rivers of Gold Exhibition Opening

Event status:

Rivers of Gold Most of us today have had no idea about how riverscapes and landscapes have been altered by the search for that elusive wonder – gold. But new research is beginning to tell us the story.

Date:
Thursday 27 February 2020 05:00 pm until Thursday 27 February 2020 07:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
La Trobe Art Institute
5444 7272; lai@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
La Trobe Art Institute
Type of Event:
Current Student: Undergraduate; Current Student: Postgraduate; Exhibition; Public

Jude Macklin and Professor Mark Macklin are involved in an Australian Research Council project – Rivers of Gold: the legacy of historical gold mining for Victoria’s rivers 2017–2020. Professor Susan Lawrence is the Principal Investigator at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Mark Macklin (University of Lincoln) is the project’s Discovery International Fellow, and Jude Macklin has been invited to lead an art-science programme focusing on printing and printmaking to facilitate community engagement. This is centered around an international print exchange in which invited artists from around the world have been asked to reflect on a central theme to promote a transdisciplinary art-science dialogue.

Exhibition Catalogue: http://www.whitefire-designs.co.uk/rivers_of_gold.pdf

Join the conversation: Rivers of Gold: How Mining Shaped Victoria’s Rivers - An Art-Science Symposium

Held in conjunction with this exhibition is a symposium that brings together humanities scholars, scientists, Traditional Owners and visual artists to reflect on the role of mining in shaping Victoria’s landscapes, past, present, and into the future.

Registration is now open and will close on 26 February. Feel free to register for one or both days:

https://www.latrobe.edu.au/events/all/rivers-of-gold-how-mining-shaped-victorias-rivers-an-art-science-symposium

Image: Christopher Hagen, Here-Inhered, monotype and relief etching on Fabriano Rosapina.

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