Art Forum: Vic McEwan & George Main

Vic McEwan, Inaugural ARTS NSW Regional Fellow, is a composer, sound and installation artist, producer and director who is interested in landscape, communities, remote spaces and cross art form collaboration. He is the Artistic Director of The Cad Factory and creates and directs large scale site specific collaborations that often involve dance, projection, installation and sound.

George Main, is a curator and environmental historian at the National Museum of Australia George is interested in the cultural and historical foundations of ecological and climatic change. His work explores the capacities of ecological ways of understanding and engaging with land and materiality to bolster the resilience of places and people, and to foster the productivity of rural and urban terrains.

Vic McEwan and George Main will discuss their upcoming 3 day walk from a historical site of conflict and trauma on the Murrumbidgee River to a place of ecological and cultural regeneration, resilience, and hope. Commissioned artists will create works along the walk route that reveal the resonance and relevance of historical narratives embedded within the landscape.

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