||EVENING LECTURES &
enjoyed after a day of forays and dye workshops. One such presentation
included a talk and demonstration of Aboriginal cultural heritage by Hardy
Derschow, (complete with samples of barbecued delicacies of kangaroo, EMU
and roasted grubs!) and a demonstration of how to play the didgeridoo,
with everyone getting a chance to practice on long plastic pipes.
included Ethical Harvesting Of
Fungi, a forum held to discuss conservation issues of ethical and
sustainable harvesting around the world in order to protect the worlds
fungal biodiversity, slide shows about Norwegian and Finnish fungi-dyed
textiles, contemporary costume design, the mysteries of pH, Creative body
adornment, and a Bush Dance in town. These kept us all happily
enjoying the mild evenings under the Southern Cross!