Wollongong Exhibition 2017-18

Gallery Exhibition
​Artists Brogan Bunt, Lucas Ihlein and Kim Williams invite you to join them as they walk upstream, exploring the social, environmental and suburban fabric of our local creeks.

This exhibition presents video, photography, works on paper and an array of playful objects as evidence of the important role played by water in the Illawarra region.

Exhibition Launch:
6:00-8:30pm, Friday 27 October 2017
The exhibition will be launched by Dr Joshua Lobb, Senior Lecturer Creative Writing, University of Wollongong.

Exhibition Dates:
28 October 2017 – 11 February 2018

Venue:
Wollongong Art Gallery
Corner Kembla & Burelli Streets, Wollongong
Phone 02 4227 8500
www.wollongongartgallery.com
Opening hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm and Weekends 12-4pm

Free, all welcome


​​​Local Creek Walks

  • Sunday October 29 2017, 10am-3.30pm
  • Sunday December 10 2017, 10am-3.30pm
  • Sunday January 28 2018, 10am-3.30pm
  • Sunday February 11 2018, 10am-3.30pm

The Walking Upstream team invite you to join them on a series of local creek walks as an integral part of the exhibition.

Return to Wollongong Art Gallery in the afternoon to view the exhibition.

Free, limited places! Bookings essential:
phone 0405 700 142 or 0423 745 736, or email info@walking-upstream.net

The walks:

Sunday October 29: Join botanist Charles Huxtable on a walk up American Creek with a focus on the myriad plant species that inhabit the riparian zones of the Illawarra.

Sunday December 10: Join Dr Cath McKinnon, author of Storyland , on a walk up Mullet Creek discussing the complex histories surrounding the waterways of the Illawarra.

Sunday 28 January: Join Les Bursill, a Dharawal historian, archaeologist, anthropologist, and publisher, as we walk up Ooaree Creek (near Gerringong).

Sunday February 11: Join the Walking Upstream team on a mystery creek walk! Details to be announced closer to the date.