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Weereewa/Bad Water: Photographic Investigations Into the Palimpsest of Lake George

Conroy, Rowan

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Weereewa or ‘bad water’ was the Ngunnawal name given to Lake George in NSW, so named for the undrinkable salinity of the lake water and an association with bad spirits. At a million years old it is one of the worlds oldest lakes. The lakebed is an expansive palimpsest and written across its surface are many overlayed histories and mythologies. This paper will investigate my practice as a visual artist using photography to map and comprehend the mysterious landscape and topography of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153818
Source: Fusion Journal
Access Rights: Open Access

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