Rivers of Gold: International Print Portfolio and Exchange

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Rivers of Gold Rivers of Gold is a vibrant and varied series of prints that are informed by an amazing story about how significantly fluvial gold mining has changed the world's landscapes.

Date:
Monday 17 February 2020 10:00 am until Saturday 28 March 2020 05:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
La Trobe Art Institute
5444 7272; lai@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
La Trobe Art Institute
Type of Event:
Exhibition

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.

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.

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

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

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