‘There are tides in the body’. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway (1925)
Do you want to know the lie of the land? See the city as a site of imagination? Feel the restorative power of place on a collective walk in the dark?
If so, join us on an illuminating stroll around the Lake Burley Griffin foreshore. Make your own walking drawings, and explore land, water and sky stories as sites of sharing.
Held in celebration of International Women’s Day. Your ticket supports local artists.
Artists: Dr Kirsty Guster, Sue Maslin OAM, Domestic Dirt, Jacquie Reid, Gordon Hookey, Melinda Smith, Dr Caren Florance, Shane Breynard, Nicole Voevodin-Cash, Ros Lemoh, Lee Collins, Mary Hutchison, Dr Martyn Jolly, Blackfella films, Matchbox Pictures, The Concrete History Team, ANU School of Art and Design students, Australian Dance Party, Somebody’s Aunt, and the Brutalists by Bike Collective.
Archival material provided by the National Portrait Gallery, National Library of Australia and National Film and Sound Archive.
Supported by the ACT Government’ Community Zero Emissions and Graffiti grant programs, Canberra Art Biennial, and the Australian National University.
Our tour begins and finishes at the Kings Ave Lookout at the northern end of Kings Ave Bridge. Please arrive 10 -15 minutes before the tour is scheduled to start to check in!
Parking Closest parking is in Blackall street, Barton, near Charles Sturt University.
Our tour is accessible from Canberra’s City Centre via Transport Canberra. Bus numbers 56, 59, run from the city depot. The closest bus stop is Edmund Barton Building (Stop ID: 3012), just a block away from the Kings Ave Lookout (where we start the tour).
The tour is suitable for e-scooters and wheelchairs.
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING?
Rug up! This is an outdoor walking tour so wear warm, water and wind resistant layers.
Walking shoes. 1.5 hours, we will be walking approx. 3kms, so wear comfy shoes you can trust in the dark.
WHAT WE WILL BRING?
Photos. We will take pictures throughout the tour.
Let us know at the start if you don’t want to be included in photographs.
Join us for a chat and a cuppa chai after the tour.
When: Friday 8 March, Saturday 9 March
Where: Kings Ave Bridge Lookout
Tickets: Tickets required. Purchase below.
9:00pm - 10:30pm
9:00pm - 10:30pm
Kings Avenue Bridge Lookout
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