Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Creek Lore- Special Guests

    Rise Up Singing

Each special guest contributed to Creek Lore. We had an amazing line up including- 

  •  Dr Peter Burdon - Wild Lawyer
Dr Peter Burdon is Associate Professor at the Adelaide Law School. His work focuses on environmental protection, climate change and protest law. Peter is currently undertaking a project investigating protest law and democracy.  Peter also volunteers with Rise Up Singing Adelaide. 
  • Maeve O'Hara, Marryatville High School Art Teacher
Maeve O'Hara is a visual arts teacher, graduate of SA School of Art and has a Masters in Environmental Studies from Adelaide University. Her practice includes ceramics, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. 
  • Kel Amity - Forager/Wildling
Kel Amity is an autodidact and autonomist with a penchant for foraging and cultivating plants, holistic health/nutrition and land stewardship philosophy and practice.
  • James Tylor - Artist
James Tylor’s artistic practice examines concepts and present day issues surrounding cultural identity in Australian contemporary society and social history. He explores Australian cultural representations through his multi-cultural heritage, which comprises Nunga (Kaurna), Māori (Te Arawa), European and Australian ancestry. For Creek Lore, he has created a site- specific artwork that acknowledges the traditional owners of 1st creek. 
  • Steph Cole - Volunteer Support Officer, Natural Resources,  Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
Steph has worked for the past 10 years for the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources in various roles involving wildlife management, park management and community engagement. Her current role as a Volunteer Support Officer in the Adelaide and Central Hills district has her working closely with community to build their capacity to care for and improve biodiversity in their local national parks and council reserves.
  • Paula and Richard - local residents
Paula and Richard are local residents who have lived in the area for over 20 years. 
  • Rise up singing 
Rise up singing choir, Adelaide are a direct action singing group using music to take action on climate change. They welcome new members anytime. No auditions. 
  • Choral Grief 
Choral Grief is a small community choir with a love of sad songs and silly costumes. Since forming in 2011, the choir has performed in ballrooms, on podcasts, at music festivals, lounge rooms and stages across Adelaide.
  • William Cheeseman - Artist
William Cheesman comes from a construction, model making and street art background. He currently holds a position as a primary school garden specialist. His ongoing collaboration with Laura Wills investigates the idea of shelter, food and plants through installation and participatory art processes.
  • Marryatville High School year 8 students
  • Intro to project, house keeping and guide Paul Gazzola from OSCA
OSCA / Open Space Contemporary Arts is a SA based arts organisation creating projects that explore new models of participation and cultural practice in a diversity of urban and regional contexts. OSCA projects provide artists and non-artists with opportunities to dream, develop and create contemporary art works at the nexus of interdisciplinary practice and community engaged art.

    Peter Burdon, Marryatville High School 

    Choral Grief, private backyard

    James Tylor, Tusmore Park

                      Kel Amity, Marryatville High School 

    Maeve O'Hara, Marryatville High School 


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