Symposium 2022

Stories from the Crevice Communities

The Murrumbidgee River from ‘The Rocks’ in Wagga Wagga. Pic by Bidgee/Creative Commons.

The Stories from the Crevice Communities Symposium will be held in Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia, December 7-8, 2022, with associated activities in the days before and afterwards. The Symposium will take place in-person on the Charles Sturt University campus (Building 21) and online via Zoom. One associated event – live multimedia performances – will take place at the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. All of these events are free and open to the public.

Download program (PDF document) with all events in chronological order

Register (Humanitix tickets) here – click on “Get Tickets” where you can register to attend the various sessions either in-person or via Zoom.

Keynote speakers – Symposium Dec 7-8

Sue Green
Sue Green

Language is more than words:  The impact of the Graduate Certificate of Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage Keynote address 3pm Wed Dec 7 Sue Green…

Margaret Woodward and Camilla Brueton
Margaret Woodward and Camilla Brueton

moss.quarry.plaque: a soft echo of a place Keynote address 9am Thursday December 8 (via Zoom) moss.quarry.plaque is a public artwork by Margaret Woodward and Camilla…

Lee-Anne Hall
Lee-Anne Hall

The Art Gallery – Leadership, Challenge and Change  Keynote address 12noon, Wed Dec 7 Art Galleries and Museums are privileged sites of civil society with…

Associated events Dec 5-9

Film night and altered book workshops held in Building 21, CSU campus. Note that live performances will be at the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery.
Yindyamarra walk

Yindyamarra walk

Symposium participants and members of the public are invited to join us on a walk guided by Wiradjuri man Lloyd Dolan on a “Yindyamarra walk” over the hill adjacent to…

Altered books workshop

Altered books workshop

10am Mon Dec 5, 10am Tues Dec 6, 10am Fri Dec 9 Work on your own altered book with artist Bärbel Ullrich. Bookings essential via Registration form or by emailing…

Film night 22

Film night 22

Rekavidur – Iceland’s Stranded Forest Duration: 45 minutes Directors: Ines Meier, Inka Dewitz Synopsis The aim of our project „Rekaviður“ is to raise awareness for climate change in the Arctic…

Live multimedia performances

Live multimedia performances

Jacqui O’Reilly – Return from Erasure + Louise Curham – Crevice communities – extending the life of expanded cinema  2.30pm Tues Dec 6, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery Jacqui O’Reilly Return…


Crevice Communities Exhibition, HR Gallop Gallery Dec 6-8

A small exhibition of works by members of the Creative Practice Circle. Also see 2021 online Crevice Communities exhibition.
Barbel Ullrich 22

Bärbel Ullrich On altered books – the use…

Donna Caffrey 22

Donna Caffrey Developing an art practice: Rabbit holes,…

Jenni Munday 22

Jenni Munday Postcards from the Westfjords Invited artist…

Louise Curham 22

Louise Curham Live performance Wagga Wagga Art Gallery…

Symposium presenters Dec 7-8

All presentations in the theatrette adjacent to the HR Gallop Gallery, Building 21, CSU campus, Wagga Wagga, 9am-approx 5pm both days.
Barbel Ullrich 22

Bärbel Ullrich On altered books – the use and interplay of text and images Symposium presentation 9.30am Wed Dec 7 In Another Land…

Diane Cass 22

Diane Cass Finding Light in Unimaginable Darkness Symposium presentation 10am Wed Dec 7 During the early months of 2019 I received a life-changing…

Donna Caffrey 22

Donna Caffrey Developing an art practice: Rabbit holes, the butterfly process and mindfulness in textile art Symposium presentation 4pm Wed Dec 7 Supreme…

Frank Prem 22

Frank Prem Ida: Searching For The Jazz Baby Symposium presentation Thurs Dec 8 Ida Pender, jazz dancer, associate and (ultimately) the 3rd and…

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