Join us for a performance art journey through lutruwita's Deep Time at one of four beautiful regional locations around Tasmania - Wynyard, Queenstown, Launceston and Scottsdale.
This event combines science with story-telling, music and the visual arts to journey through lutruwita’s often surprising geological history: from our island's birth at the edge of Nuna, an ancient supercontinent, through to the development of the Gondwanan rainforests, the eruptions that formed Mt Ossa, and the much more recent climatic fluctuations that have seen the sea levels rise and fall across Bass Strait. Our story ends with the arrival of the palawa people.
Palaeoecologist Dr Penelope Jones will narrate this journey through our island's coupled
geological and ecological history, accompanied by evocative and interwoven music from Emily Sheppard, Yyan Ng and Georgia Shine. Amy Jackett will create some live art along the way.
The event will run for approximately 60 minutes.