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Program

Violent Ends: The Arts of Environmental Anxiety
The Studio, National Museum of Australia
9.30am to 5pm, 11 June 2009

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9.30am Welcome and 'Lament for Gaia'
Chorus of Women
9.45am We Need Rain
Jess Weir (AIATSIS) and Aboriginal views on the Murray River
9.50am Diptych One: Art for the Anthropocene
Mandy Martin in conversation with William Fox
10.30am Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance
Film screening
12.00pm Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance - Commentary and discussion
Roger Hillman and Will Steffen
Interlude
1pm The Art and Science of Resilience
Libby Robin
1.04pm Channelling Griffith Taylor's Environmental Anxieties
Carolyn Strange
1.10pm Water/Marks
Laura Boynes and James Shannon
1.15pm Glacier in Retreat
Tom Griffiths
1.45pm Forum: Death of the Disregarded in the Time of Extinction: The Ecological Humanities and Unloved Others
Chair: Tom Griffiths
Speakers: Deborah Bird Rose and Thom van Dooren
2.45pm Poetic Meditation: Disowning
William Fox
3.20pm Ecological Consciousness and Local Action: Prophetic Voices of the Limestone Plains
Kate Rigby
3.50pm Diptych Two: Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve
Mandy Martin in conversation with Libby Robin
4pm 'Reconciliation' from The Gifts of the Furies
Chorus of Concerned Citizens