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Dances with Lyrebirds

Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey
Sun 5th July- Sunday 26th July

The Memo, Healesville
Fri 31st July- Tues 25th August

 


 

This Project has been generously supported by the Yarra Ranges Council Arts and Heritage Development Fund.

 

 


Dances with Lyrebirds draws upon the sensory experience of the forest, lyrebird encounters and mythologies to respond to this unique bird through dance, photography and sound art. A program of community events offers locals and visitors the opportunity to be inspired by this wondrous creature in our midst.



Key Artists

Kate Baker
Gretel Taylor
Anthony Magen

Dances with Lyrebirds Events Program


image: Kate Baker
image Kate Baker

 

Sat 20 June, 6am

Sherbrooke Lyrebird Survey


Grants Picnic Ground, Kallista
Dress warmly; bring a pencil & torch.
Free breakfast at 8am.
Quiet and supervised children welcome!

Sat 4 July, 6am

Sherbrooke Lyrebird Survey

Grants Picnic Ground, Kallista
Dress warmly; bring a pencil & torch.
Free breakfast at 8am.
Quiet and supervised children welcome!

Sun 5 July 2pm for 2:20pm Performance

Opening ‘Dances with Lyrebirds’ exhibition (Kate Baker, Anthony Magen, Gretel Taylor)

with performances by Gretel Taylor, Jacqui Rutten, Mandy Nicholson and Djirri Djirri Dance Group performing the Wurundjeri Lyrebird (Buln Buln) dance.
Burrinja Cultural Centre, 351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey
Exhibition continues until 28th July

Sun 12 July 2-3pm

Sherbrooke Lyrebird Study Group Presentation: Lyrebird ecology and folklore

by PhD candidate Alex Maisey and ‘Lyrebird Lady’ Jan Incoll
Burrinja Cultural Centre, 351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey

Sat 18 July, 6am

Sherbrooke Lyrebird Survey

Grants Picnic Ground, Kallista
Dress warmly; bring a pencil & torch.
Free breakfast at 8am.
Quiet and supervised children welcome!
9.15am for 9.30-10.30am

Soundwalk led by Anthony Magen

Meet at Badger’s
Weir Picnic Area carpark, Badger Weir Rd, Badger Creek

Fri 31 July 6pm

Opening ‘Dances with Lyrebirds’ exhibition (Kate Baker, Anthony Magen, Gretel Taylor)

with performances by Gretel Taylor, Jacqui Rutten, Mandy Nicholson and Djirri Djirri Dance Group.
The Memo, 235 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville Exhibition open until 25th August The Memo, Healesville
Exhibition continues until Tues 25th August


 



         

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