water + wisdom Australia India

This new exhibition creatively explores contemporary issues surrounding water.

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 and creative writers who have incorporated these issues into their work.


Artists including Ravi AgarwalSandra AitkenClare ArniLado BaiBadger BatesPaddy BedfordAtul BhallaVicki CouzensHannah DonnellyVibha Galhotra, Bhavani G S.Connie HartVictoria LautmanRebecca MayoDjambawa MarawiliWanyubi MarikaJennifer MullettLorna Fencer NapurrulaGlenda NichollsMandy NicholsonJustine PhilipParthiv ShahJangarh Singh ShyamCop ShivaK.R. SunilShorty Lungkata TjungurrayiHanna TuulikkiJudy WatsonCarmel WallaceAsim WaqifLiyawaday Wirrpanda.


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water + wisdom Australia India symposium

Water = Life. What happens when we run out? That’s the crisis Cape Town is facing. What can we learn from traditional knowledge…

water + wisdom Australia India


water + wisdom Australia India

water+wisdom Australia India explores the unknown beauty of the water and its strong connection with people throughout the history of both countries. RMIT…


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