Wednesday 9 September: 1–2pm
Bookings Essential, there will be limited places and contact tracing for this event
The fires that swept through the suburbs of Canberra in 2003 were the first serious threat experienced in the history of the city.
A panel of artists whose work is featured in Seeing Canberra including Waratah Lahy, G. W. Bot and Mary Hutchison discuss the impacts of that time on their work and as our awareness of the impacts of climate change have grown, reflect on the growing understanding of the fragility and preciousness of the environment of the bush capital.
Seeing Canberra exhibition featuring fire damaged dishwasher from the 2003 Canberra fires
Donated by Mrs Marshall-Cox and Mr Cox 2003
As a city initiated as an imagined capital for the new Australian nation, Canberra has been a place that quickly invited visual representation
Join CMAG and PhotoAccess for a unique photography workshop program developing your unique vision of our city
As it developed, artists have seen Canberra through different lenses, and these have shaped the way they understood and interpreted…
Make a work of art inspired by the big blue skies of Canberra featured in the Seeing Canberra exhibition