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Artworks Feature: Radio National

The Engaging Visions project is a feature of the ABC Radio National program ‘Artworks’

Click here to visit the program page.

Photo: Dean Sewell

Photo: John Reid, 'Riverland Orange, 2008'

“This Artworks feature is about a group of artists involved in the environmental catastrophe that is the Murray Darling Basin, with its dire water shortages, the death of ancient redgums, the desiccation of wetlands, and growers burning their orchards.”

Alexandra de Blas

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Riverland Orange

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Day 4

John Reid and Kevin document preliminary works of artists for web production.

John Reid is interviewed by Win Television in the McCormick Center of Environmental Studies for a profile on the Engaging Visions Project in Renmark.

Win Television cameraman grabs some vision of the Engaging Visions Team in the McCormick Center for Environmental Studies.

Artist Fran Ifould examines the shearing shed at Oak Bore, Calperum Station.

Bottle in shearing shed, Oak Bore, Calperum Station.

Abandoned tray used for builing dams,Yubalia Hut, Calperum Station.

Yubalia Hut, Calperum Station.

Interior of Yubalia Hut, Calperum Station.

Artist Dorothy Noble examines the Dugout,Yubalia Hut, Calperum Station.

Tree, Calperum Station.

Land erosion on Dam near Yubalia Hut, Calperum Station.

Artist Dorothy Noble collects clay from the Dam wall near Yubalia Hut, Calperum Station.

Artist Fran Ifould an Calperum Sation manager Grant are reflected in the evaporating waters of Dam on Calperum Station.

Artists Jess Surlice and Judy Greenfield explore the Dam wall.

Formations on the Dam wall.

Artist Fran Ifould puts ink to paper in the Calperum Station Mallee.

Artists Fran, John, Kevin, Jess, Judy and Dorothy obseve the setting sun through burnt Malle on Calperum Station.

A contrail stretches through the burnt Mallee on Calperum Station.

Artists Carolyn Young photographs burnt Mallee on Calperum Station.

Sunset, Calperum Station.

Artists Elaine, Dorothy, Fran and Robin Banks relax around a camp fire on Calperum Station.

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Day 4

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