Murray Darling Palimpsest #6... indigenous heritage...Dingo Nation Arts: Ben Bowler, Brad Kelly (Byron) and Vicki Couzens 'Sand Mandala' White sand & coloured ochre. Artists’ Statement: "The artists and musicians of Dingo Nation share a commitment to raising awareness of Indigenous heritage. Brad ...
In 2006, Mildura Palimpsest became the Murray Darling Palimpsest, emphatically underscoring the identity of the region and its environmental interdependence.
The Murray Darling Palimpsest, staged in locations throughout the Murray Darling Basin, continues Palimpsest’s direct engagement with issues of environmental and social sustainability. With land and water use no longer in the background, Palimpsest is remarkable in its recognition that art affects attitudes, and reflects the engagement and connection many contemporary artists have to the environment; perhaps the most pressing issue we now face.
In 2006, Palimpsest brought together artists, scientists, environmentalists and other academics and commentators with the future of the Murray Darling Basin firmly in sight.