Date(s) - 27/07/2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Wild Mountain Collective Presents
As Part of the EXPLORING Ideas Seminars

Sacred Water, Weaving Worlds

Sound artist Jane Ulman joins historian Emily O’Gorman to discuss their artistic journeys into understanding how to live with rivers, wetlands and the changing climate impacting the Murray-Darling Basin.

Jane Ulman | Sweet Water, Salt Water, Sacred Sites creator of audio documentaries with photographs that listen to the land and learn from those caring for country

Jane is an audio documentary maker and sound artist who has spent decades recording wildlife, natural environments and voices across Australia.

Emily O’Gorman | Weaving Worlds Postcolonial and Multispecies Politics of Plants – looking at Aboriginal women’s weaving practices, especially focusing on Wayilwan women’s weaving in the Macquarie Marshes in NSW. Emily is an environmental historian with a research focus on how people live with rivers, wetlands, and climates.

Presented by The Wild Mountain Collective ( which is a project of the Blue Mountains Creative Arts Network ( It’s Occasional Seminar Series, coordinated by Dr Lorraine Shannon, explore the intersection between art and the natural environment.

Saturday 27th JULY: 2-3:30pm Cost: $20 waged, $10 CONCESSION


Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Seminar Room

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At this time of climate crisis and species extinction, the Wild Mountain Collective seeks to find ways to to nurture the wild within ourselves and in our relationship to the natural world around us through co-created events involving conversation, poetry, art, music and the sharing of our experiences.

Ryan Jasper Walsh’s video captures this spirit in our December 2018 launch event at the Gallery H complex at Dargan, near Bell on the northern side of the Blue Mountains National Park.