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Representing Water

How artists tackle environmental issues

Produced by the City of Sydney

Janet Laurence, artist of the H2O Water Bar, is joined by a panel of esteemed artists and arts professionals with a longstanding involvement in water and the environment. Rachel Kent, Dean Sewell and Jennifer Turpin will address water in contexts ranging from major museum exhibitions through to public art works, and from water restoration projects to environmental campaigns.

Convener: Rachel Kent, MCA Chief Curator
Janet Laurence, artist
Jennifer Turpin, artist
Dean Sewell, documentary photographer

Followed by a film screening:
Water Demonstrations
Artist: Herbert Dreiseitl
Duration: 44 minutes

This event is one of the many public programs around H2O: Water Bar– a reflective, glassy glistening installation by Janet Laurence that allows you to sample a variety of water sourced from diverse regions of Australia.
Come and join in the conservation conversation!


This is an Art & About project.
Our city shines in every season, and now Art & About Sydney allows to you celebrate each one with our ongoing program.
After 13 years of a festival-style program that jam-packed one month with temporary public art, we’re committing to a yearlong calendar of creativity.
Explore the current program



Sunday 14 February 2016 from 6pm to 8pm



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