Rights of Nature Australia 2018 (RONA18) National Exhibition


Spring Hill Reservoir, Brisbane

Exhibition dates: 23rd - 28th October

PUBLIC OPENING TIMES
Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 24 October - 10am to 5.00pm
Saturday 27 October - 5pm - 10pm
Sunday 28 October - 10am to 5pm

RONA18 National Exhibition is a national arts celebration, organised by the Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA).

SPECIAL TICKETED EVENTS - EVERYONE'S WELCOME:

Image: Renata Buziak


Wednesday 24 October - 5.30pm to 9.30pm
Launch of Ecological Law and Governance Association (ELGA) and Welcome Reception for AELA Symposium. Join us for drinks, canapes and fascinating talks about Earth ethics and the future of ecological governance + a special viewing of the Art Exhibition $20 - book your ticket - trybooking.com.au/URZQ

Thursday 25 October - 5.30pm to 9.30pm
AELA Symposium Dinner. Join us for a relaxed evening of drinks, finger foods, Arts Performances and a special viewing of the Art Exhibition $50 - book your ticket - trybooking.com.au/URZQ

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
The Art Exhibition is part of AELA's Bi-Annual Rights of Nature Celebration, RONA18 – “Rights of Nature Australia 2018” – which has been designed to promote cultural engagement with the emerging, global, Rights of Nature movement, and to celebrate the Australian Peoples' Tribunal for Community and Nature's Rights, which is being held on Saturday 27th October 2018 at Banco Court in Brisbane.

AELA’s intention is to blend the creative re-interpretation of environmental governance with cultural responses to the rights of the natural world to exist, thrive and evolve.

CONNECTING WITH THE THEMES OF THE 2018 PEOPLES TRIBUNAL ON COMMUNITY AND NATURE'S RIGHTS

The Art Exhibition will connect with the themes of the 2018 Peoples Tribunal, which is examining the impact of industrialised agriculture on the Rights of Nature. The Exhibition will feature works from artists investigating themes of agency, in relation to existing and future food production and distribution systems. These works will reveal, reflect and critique the current flaws in the western legal system that are disabling us from making purposeful choices and taking action to support the transition to earth-centred governance. The exhibition will also record and celebrate the transformations taking place that are assisting us. Read more about the
2018 Australian Peoples’ Tribunal.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS include:
Teila Watson
Dale Collier
Marian Drew
Libby Harward
Anastasia Tyurina
Fiona Hall
Helen Hardess & Jude Roberts
Suzanne Bartos
Jill Sampson
Leah Barclay
Margaret Worthington
Renata Buziak
Danni Zuvela
Kay Lawrence
Merete Megarrity
Aviva Reed
Jenny Brown


FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARTICIPATING ARTISTS, PLEASE VISIT:
Earths Arts

AELA'S EARTH ARTS CURATOR
AELA’s Earth Arts Curator, Dr Jenny Brown, is working with the Earth Arts Collective, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Liquid Architecture and people+artist+place to bring together visual and performance artworks for the program.Together with Assistant Curator, James Lee, Jenny is coordinating an amazing exhibition, featuring evocative and beautiful artworks. Inquiries: jenny@earthlaws.org.au

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