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Head On Exhibition

Head On

Head On Photo Exhibition 2020

10 November – 24 November

10am-4pm Daily, Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre - 25 Edgeworth David Avenue, Hornsby

Deerubbin at dawn: river lives on the Hawkesbury

Image by Nicole Matthews - Mother of millions takes to the waves

Think of the river at daybreak, when the fog rolls down the valleys, the herons and sea eagles come out to hunt. The sun breaks through the mist Join Sydney photographer and academic, Nicole Matthews for a journey on Deerubbin – otherwise known as the Hawkesbury River. The images presented in this exhibition have been taken over five years from a vintage wooden kayak. They show the beauty of the river, tracing the connections between the humans that love and utilise it and the other living things that dwell there.

Artist Talk: Hear the Artist talk in the online colloquium ‘Our Sentimental Natures: environmental commitments, media and feeling’. The colloquium is supported by Macquarie University's Environmental Humanities stream and the Department of Media, Communication, Creative Arts, Languages and Literature, booking essential. 11am-4.15pm, Thursday 12 November. To attend all or part of the day, email Ian.Collinson@mq.edu.au with the subject line "Our Sentimental Natures", to register.

For more information contact: Kellie Clarke on 9847 6845 or kclarke@hornsby.nsw.gov.au