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EVENT CANCELLED: New nature

EVENT CANCELLED: New nature

What does it mean to write about nature in 21st century Australia? A new wave of Australian nature writers will redefine how to write about landscape, Country, ecology, and biosphere.

painting of trees
Saturday
23 May 2020 11am to 12pm

Location

Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor
Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

 

EVENT CANCELLED

As a precaution to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the wider community, we have decided to cancel all public events including talks, guided tours and onsite learning programs from April to May


New nature

With Evelyn Araluen, James Bradley & Eve Vincent

What does it mean to write about nature in 21st century Australia? The Romantic model, embraced by Australian nature writers post-settlement, was unsuited to a continent that had been inhabited for tens of thousands of years by Aboriginal people. The rapid pace of climate change has forced a reassessment of what nature is, and how it relates to us. A new wave of Australian nature writers will redefine how to write about landscape, Country, ecology, and biosphere.

Presented in partnership with the Sydney Review of Books

 


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