MY RIVER : LUKE BEESLEY | CRAIG BURGESS | KATE HILL | EUGENE LUKE HOWARD | SARAH MOORE | ANNA TOPALIDOU | NICHOLAS UMEK

CURATED BY ANNA TOPALIDOU

MY RIVER is a collaborative project by seven Melbourne-based artists: Luke Beesley, Craig Burgess, Kate Hill, Eugene Howard, Sarah Moore, Anna Topalidou and Nicholas Umek.

Art Exhibition previously on at Counihan Gallery In Brunswick in Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 27 June 2013 to Sunday 21 July 2013
Launch Thursday 27 June 2013, 6 - 8 pm

Nicholas Umek, Untitled snapshot, 2013.
 image Nicholas Umek, Slime Pit 2010.Pigment inkjet print. 110 x 92cm  image Sarah Moore, Lawn sound off 2010. Reclaimed timber, metal, earth, fan, speakers, turf. Dimensions variable image Nicholas Umek, At the River's Source 2013. Pigment inkjet print, 20 x 30cm  image

Published by Counihan Gallery on Saturday 08 June 2013.
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The project investigates the text, idea of and theme: MY RIVER, through an exhibition of new artworks, a series of public programs and an anthology of writing. These activities explore our relationships to rivers, individually and collectively.

Public Programs

Walking Water Workshop: 3 session book-making workshop with artists Craig Burgess and Kate Hill.
Saturday 29 June 11.30 am – 3.30 pm
Saturday 6 July 9.30 am – 1.30 pm and
Saturday 13 July 11.30 am – 12.30 pm

*Bookings essential. Email counihangallery@moreland.vic.gov.au or call 9389 8622

Poetry Reading
Australian Poets Luke Beesley,
Duncan Hose & A. Frances Johnson, respond to
the text, idea of, and theme: My River
Sunday 14 July, 2 – 3 pm

Public Talk
Artist Rebecca Mayo talks about walking the Merri Creek from source to confluence.
Rod Ingham talks about the Yarra River and his work with the Yarra Riverkeepers
Sunday 21 July, 2 – 4 pm

River Water Analysis Program with Anna Topalidou
Collect a water sample from your river to undergo a health analysis by the artists in the gallery
11.30 am – 12.30 pm on Thursdays: 4, 11 & 18, and Sundays: 7, 14 July

For details visit our website: www.moreland.vic.gov/gallery