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Dark Cave  

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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

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An intimate experiential participatory artwork 

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

in collaboration  with TASMANIA Parks and Wildlife Service @ Hastings Caves

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Photography by Ilona Schneider

Drawing  by  janelle mendham  from INNER TOPOGRAPHIES

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Dark Cave 

 # 2

 

a collection of mythopoetic writing

by artist  Janelle Mendham, published by SalonWriting

   

Photography by Bernie Carr

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Dark Cave  

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performative reading and book launch

                                                                       

In the cave-like spaces of Hobart Town Hall Underground
experience a dimension of DARK CAVE
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stills from the Huon Valley Council video DARK CAVE

by Mick Lowenstein

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Dark Cave I Sky Light

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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

with 

Far South Singers & Dark Cave Readers   

This original composition is not of, or for, the everyday

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Photography by Ilona Schneider

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Supported by

Australian Government - Regional Arts Fund

TASMANIA Parks and Wildlife Service 

The Huon Valley Council

Tasmanian Government

Tahune Adventures

Arts Tasmania

SalonWriting

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