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A river return


Davies, PE, A river return, MONA, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1 (2016) [Minor Creative Work]


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As part of the River Derwent Heavy Metals Project, Davies teamed up with MoMa-MONA to write and present an original poem as a call to science to turn rejection to renewal for the Derwent. The recital, with references to Edgar Allan Poe, Ray Bradbury and David Bowie, was accompanied by a costumed nymph and her sea king ‘calling’ in an aria to each other over the water as they made their way along the shore to the Heavy Metal Life Raft to then return to the sea. At MONA’s request the poem has been published on the MoMa instagram and Facebook.

Item Details

Item Type:Minor Creative Work
Keywords:recital, river, science, MONA, art, pollution, poetry
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Rehabilitation of Degraded Environments
Objective Field:Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments
UTAS Author:Davies, PE (Professor Peter Davies)
ID Code:121754
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2017-10-13
Last Modified:2017-10-19
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