Uncover the hidden ecologies and spiritual past of Fremantle’s water ways in this immersive exploration along the shore. Walyalup Water Walk is a sensory walking tour led by Whadjuk Noongar artist Sharyn Egan in collaboration with Swamp Clubb’s artist and musician Mei Saraswati and artist and educator Matt Aiken featuring Koondarm Choir. This walk commences at the edge of the sea at Kidogo Arthouse next to Bathers Beach.
Light breakfast will be provided. Please wear suitable walking shoes.
Free, this event is now full. Please join the wait list (below)
Walyalup Water Walk is part of a series of events celebrating Museum of Water, an exhibition of publicly donated water and accompanying stories exhibited at Fremantle Arts Centre 7 Feb – 23 March 2018.
Images: Jacqueline Jane & Matt Aitken
Sharyn Egan (WA)
Sharyn Egan is a Nyoongar painter and natural fibre weaver and sculptor, lives in Fremantle. Sharyn’s work is held in the collections of the Berndt Museum of Anthropology and the National Museum of Australia.
Mei Saraswati (WA)
Mei Saraswati is a muti-disciplinary artist who creates hand-made video, performance, sound and music works. She explores sound and music making as self directed therapy, utilising field recordings of the Swan Coastal Plain as a way to generously listen to the world. Mei also facilitates sound and music workshops for youth with SiBLING Music.
Matt Aitken (WA)
Matt Aitken is an interdisciplinary artist and educator from Western Australia. Drawing from his background in Cultural Anthropology and DIY music Matt’s practice centres around collaboration and empowerment. Matt is currently investigating youth radio and experimental film with indigenous and CaLD young people in the community.