Victoria Lautman, ‘Ujala Baoli, Mandu, Madhya Prayesh’. From The Vanishing Stepwells of India by Victoria Lautman (published by Merrell, 2017)

Exhibition Dates: 1st December 2017 – 10th March 2018

Opening night: Thursday 30th November, 6 – 8 pm.

Drawing on extensive research by experts from India and Australia, water + wisdom Australia India 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.

Artists including Ravi Agarwal, Sandra Aitken, Clare Arni, Badger Bates, Lado Bai, Atul Bhalla, Paddy Bedford, Vicki Couzens, Hannah Donnelly, Vibha Galhotra, Bhavani G.S, Connie Hart, Victoria Lautman, Rebecca Mayo, Djambawa Marawilli, Wanyubi Marika, Jennifer Mullett, Lorna Fencer Napurrurla, Glenda Nicholls, Justine Philip, Parthiv Shah, Jangarh Singh Shyam, Cop Shiva, K.R. Sunil, Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi, Hanna Tuulikki, Carmel Wallace, Judy Watson, Asim Waqif, Liyawaday Wirrapanda.

Public program Friday 1st December 12.30 -1.30 pm Hanna Tuulikki, visiting Finnish-English artist ‘River systems and human responses.’

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