Country, as encompassed by the Aboriginal English term Country. Country includes humans, more-than-humans and all that is tangible and non-tangible and which become together in an active, sentient, mutually caring and multidirectional manner in, with and as place/space (Rose, 1996; Hsu et al., 2014; Bawaka Country including Suchet-Pearson et al., 2013; Bawaka Country including Wright et al., 2015).
Tom’s work spans the spectrum between arts practice, design and consulting. Through all this is a continuous engagement with public art. The result is a balance between design and art. Tom has extensive experience working with artists on public art projects. This includes consulting with Aboriginal artists and consulting with Aboriginal elders and communities.
Nicola Lambert, Creative Director of Sullivan's Trail, founded Create and Sow in 2014 to inspire, nurture, challenge, amaze, educate and empower communities, artists and audiences. Create an idea and sow a seed that will grow and enrich the community. Nicola has delivered arts based projects with communities living with mental health and disabilities, migrate women’s groups, youth groups.
Kate Harriden, Wiradyuri.
Research Fellow – Indigenous Water, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University, PhD scholar of the Fenner School of Environment & Society, ANU. Her research incorporates Indigenous water science to modify the form and function of urban storm water channels and has a community engagement element. Kate has presented her research in a number of forums, including community meetings, ABC radio, catchment network meetings and in a variety of publications.
Kirsten Wehner is an established curator/designer and producer
of community engagement events. She has worked across large and small-scale cultural organisations, most recently focusing on developing participatory engagement projects such as PhotoAccess' recent Water Walks series.
A writer and environmental historian with interests in nature writing and environmental and social justice. Essays and features have appeared in Griffith Review, Meanjin, Inside Story, Overland, The Guardian, Australian Book Review, The Canberra Times, and Best Australian Science Writing, among others. Cameron’s work has been shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s History Awards, the Eureka Prize for Science Journalism, and the Bragg Prize for Science Writing