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

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9.30amWelcome and 'Lament for Gaia' Chorus of Women
9.45amWe Need Rain Jess Weir (AIATSIS) and Aboriginal views on the Murray River
9.50amDiptych One: Art for the Anthropocene Mandy Martin in conversation with William Fox
10.30amKoyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance
Film screening
12.00pmKoyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance - Commentary and discussion
Roger Hillman and Will Steffen
 Interlude
1pmThe Art and Science of Resilience Libby Robin
1.04pmChannelling Griffith Taylor's Environmental Anxieties Carolyn Strange
1.10pmWater/Marks Laura Boynes and James Shannon
1.15pmGlacier in Retreat Tom Griffiths
1.45pmForum: 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
2.45pmPoetic Meditation: Disowning William Fox
3.20pmEcological Consciousness and Local Action: Prophetic Voices of the Limestone Plains Kate Rigby
3.50pmDiptych 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
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