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Bundanon

26 November – 12 March

25 artists

10 scientific researchers

 

Siteworks 2022: From a deep valley draws on climate research, critical thinking, First Nations knowledge and technologies and creative digital spaces, throughout a major exhibition and a program of outdoor installations, performances, workshops, talks, and digital artworks.

 

KEY WEEKENDS

Visit Bundanon for a program of talks, workshops and performances.

A curated series of events across 4 key weekends. They position the artist as a kind of weather balloon, capturing ‘weather reports’ from this place and time.

About the World Weather Network

In response to the global climate emergency, Bundanon has joined 27 arts organisations across the world to form the World Weather Network, a ground-breaking constellation of ‘weather stations’ located across the world in oceans, deserts, mountains, farmland, rainforests, observatories, lighthouses and cities. Initiated by Artangel in the UK, the WWN brings together diverse world views and different ways of understanding the weather across multiple localities and languages.

For one year, artists and writers will share ‘weather reports’ in the form of observations, stories, images and imaginings about their local weather and our shared climate, creating an archipelago of voices and viewpoints on a new global platform.

Positioning the artist as a kind of weather balloon, Bundanon’s weather reports will include a dynamic program of talks, commissioned poems, interactive postcards, photographs and video works from this place and time.

Artists commissioned by Bundanon

Michelle Cahill, Fernando do Campo, Jacobus Capone, Carolyn Eskdale, Bianca Hester, Susan Jacobs, Holly Freidlander Liddicoat, Rebecca Mayo, SPM (Scott-Patrick Mitchell), Local Music, EvN (Ellen van Neerven), the Possum Skin Cloak Project, Erica Seccombe, Kate Scardifield, Kryton Stewart, Zan Wimberley, along with the Siteworks Capsule Talks.

All Projects

Two hands holding white objects

Laboratorium Talks: Sunday 27 Nov 2022

Isadora Vaughan, Professor Mark Howden, Aunty Loretta Parsley with Kirli Saunders, DarkQuiet in conversation & Carolyn Eskdale

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8 brown sacks hanging by rope on a wall

THE PLANT SENSIBILIA MACHINE

Rebecca Mayo with Aunty Deidre Martin and Jacob Morris 

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Hand holding binoculars with a pink ribbon

Laboratorium Talks: Sunday 26 Feb 2022

Art Programme with Naomi Eller and Steven Rhall, Dr Michelle Dawson, Uncle Noel Butler and Fernando do Campo

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6 people standing on a stage and singing into microphones

Laboratorium Talks: Sunday 15 Jan 2022

Distinguished Professor Noel Cressie, Dr Prudence Gibson, Rebecca Mayo, Aunty Deidre Martin and Jacob Morris, Djinama Yilaga and Dr Pauline Jones.

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A forest of trees with a mountain range behind and low clouds above the trees

Laboratorium Talks: Sunday 29 Jan 2022

Kate Scardifield with Distinguished Professor Peter Ralph, Dr Beth Mott, Janet Laurence, Jedda Lemmon, Michael Andrews and Mick Delmenico

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A line of 9 people wearing green cloaks

Spells for Weather

Janet Laurence with Dirt Witches and Tree Venerators

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Abstract image of a tree in the shape of a person

The Tellus Art Project

UNSW Art and Design, the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens Herbarium, and Open Humanities Press

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Bundanon acknowledges the people of the Dharawal and Dhurga language groups as the traditional owners of the land within our boundaries, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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