ALTERED TIDES: CREATIVE COASTAL RECREATION IN A CLIMATE CHANGED FUTURE

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ALTERED TIDES: CREATIVE COASTAL RECREATION IN A CLIMATE ALTERED FUTURE

Altered Tides: Creative coastal recreation in a climate changed future series hosted by Climate Action Beacon, Griffith University. These events bring Indigenous knowledge, climate and coastal sciences, beach cultures and the arts together to support people and their communities in responding to climate changes.  

Altered Tides at SWELL is made up of a Public Lecture & a Workshop. See details below.

PUBLIC LECTURE 

Sea Changes

Finding new fish in the warming waters of South East Queensland

Public Lecture hosted by Climate Action Beacon, Griffith University. 

Presentation by world leading Marine Ecologist, Professor Gretta Pecl (University of Tasmania), will focus on our marine environment and climate changed futures, followed by an in conversation with local experts and community leaders. This event explores coastal recreation and the impacts of climate change on our way of life. What can we do to ready ourselves – and our weekends – for climate altered futures?

 

When | Monday 12th September

Time | 5.30pm – 8.00pm (5.30pm arrival for a 6.00pm start) | Foodtrucks and bar open from 4.00pm

Where | Fringe Pavilion, Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach

Cost | FREE, Registrations Required

POP IN WORKSHOP

Acknowledging Place by Artist Carol McGregor – Wadawurrung (Kulin Nation)  

Pop in to Acknowledging Place workshop by Carol McGregor, daily from Wednesday 14th September to Sunday 18th September from 2-4pm. Paint native hibiscus leaves and be part of creating a communal artwork that acknowledges place. In yarning circles, participants will be encouraged to reflect on First Nations relations to the coastal and marine environment and their own relationship to place.   

When | Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th September 

Time | 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Where | Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach

Cost | FREE *No booking required

Image credit: Salvador Cantellano Washed up from the Tweed and onto Dbar (2020) | Carol McGregor