A deep interior journey within atmospheric wilderness

experienced lightly through the spectacular Tahune Airwalk


A multi-voiced performative reading of the mythopoetic text Dark Cave 

interwoven with viola, cello and choir

Janelle  Mendham   Design and content of Dark Cave

Emily Sheppard      Music, composition, choral elements, voice & viola

Lucy Wilson            Cello & voice

Ruth Hadlow          Creative collaboration


Far South Singers & Dark Cave Readers   

COST:     Bookings essential.   Limited places.   $35 + booking fee.    SOLD OUT

WHEN:    Saturday, March 6   4.30 to 6.30pm

WHERE:  Tahune Airwalk, Geeveston, Huon Valley

If you interested in attending this or any future events please contact us



Supported by 

The Huon Valley Council

Tahune Adventures


Photography by Ilona Schneider

 journey inside


DARK CAVE  (# 1)


leave behind the spectacles of everyday noise and

venture into the cave on your own

to discover the truth in the dark and

the voice in the stillness

DARK CAVE (#1)      An experiential site-specific artwork 

developed in response to Janelle's wilderness residency  @ Hastings Caves

in collaboration with Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service @ Hastings Caves


Photography by Ilona Schneider


DARK CAVE  (# 2)


a collection of mythopoetic writing

by artist  Janelle Mendham, published by SalonWriting


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Drawing  by  janelle mendham  from INNER TOPOGRAPHIES

Photography by Bernie Carr

DARK CAVE  (# 3)

performative reading and book launch

In the cave-like spaces of Hobart Town Hall Underground
experience a dimension of DARK CAVE.

stills from the Huon Valley Council DARK CAVE promotional video by Mick Lowenstein

Supported by 

Australian Government - Regional Arts Fund

TASMANIA Parks and Wildlife Service 

Tasmanian Government

Huon Valley Council

Arts Tasmania



Artwork, design and content Janelle Mendham. ©  All rights reserved

Adapted from website by Patrick Toohey