tarkine in motion

Australia | 2015 | Daniel Broun | 55 minutes

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In April 2015, over 70 photographers, filmmakers, musicians and artists journeyed into the Tarkine to document and interpret its wild, scenic beauty as never before – producing a stunning 55-minute documentary portrait of this threatened wilderness and the creative minds working to save it. 

Curated by Tasmanian wilderness photographer and film maker, Dan Broun and the Bob Brown Foundation, Tarkine In Motion is a multi-platform project that will culminate in a film, concerts and exhibitions of art created in the heart of the Tarkine, one of the last great wilderness areas on the planet.

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH THE FILMMAKER AND ARTISTS

DAN BROUN Dan Broun is a filmmaker and landscape photographer based in Hobart, Tasmania. He specialises in remote area work and spends vast amounts of time bushwalking in Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area, a place that he has a great affinity with. Dan’s photography is about connecting with country and attempting to convey that connectedness. Conservation of the natural landscape of Tasmania’s wild areas is a prime motivator for his work.

DAN BROUN
Dan Broun is a filmmaker and landscape photographer based in Hobart, Tasmania. He specialises in remote area work and spends vast amounts of time bushwalking in Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area, a place that he has a great affinity with. Dan’s photography is about connecting with country and attempting to convey that connectedness. Conservation of the natural landscape of Tasmania’s wild areas is a prime motivator for his work.

DEBORAH WACE Deborah Wace is a passionate advocate for our wild places, through her printmaking and through her singing /songwriting. Her Drypoint etchings reveal a window into the botany of Tasmanian native Orchids, and Buttongrass plant communities, or a wild, pulsing landscape looking to show our interconnectedness to country. She wants her love of form and place to translate through the lens of song and printmaking, and inspire people to care more for this precious natural environment.

DEBORAH WACE
Deborah Wace is a passionate advocate for our wild places, through her printmaking and through her singing /songwriting. Her Drypoint etchings reveal a window into the botany of Tasmanian native Orchids, and Buttongrass plant communities, or a wild, pulsing landscape looking to show our interconnectedness to country. She wants her love of form and place to translate through the lens of song and printmaking, and inspire people to care more for this precious natural environment.

RUTH LANGFORD With a diverse background in arts/entertainment/social/justice/youth work and Indigenous Medicines Therapy, Ruth Langford divides her time into projects that reflect her passion for uniting ancient traditions and modern innovation. Ruth draw upon the cultural knowledge of her Yorta Yorta mother and the Aboriginal community of Tasmania where she was born. 

RUTH LANGFORD
With a diverse background in arts/entertainment/social/justice/youth work and Indigenous Medicines Therapy, Ruth Langford divides her time into projects that reflect her passion for uniting ancient traditions and modern innovation. Ruth draw upon the cultural knowledge of her Yorta Yorta mother and the Aboriginal community of Tasmania where she was born. 

JENNY WEBER Panel moderator Jenny has been a frontline forest activist for 16 years. Her advocacy for protection of native forests, wilderness and endangered species is driven by the state of the environment and climate. Her commitment to non-violence and action for the Earth leads her campaign efforts. Gaining protection for takayna/Tarkine is a priority campaign for Bob Brown Foundation and Jenny, working towards a national and international campaign for a National Park and World Heritage protection. Jenny is a key coordinator of the Tarkine in Motion project.  

JENNY WEBER
Panel moderator
Jenny has been a frontline forest activist for 16 years. Her advocacy for protection of native forests, wilderness and endangered species is driven by the state of the environment and climate. Her commitment to non-violence and action for the Earth leads her campaign efforts. Gaining protection for takayna/Tarkine is a priority campaign for Bob Brown Foundation and Jenny, working towards a national and international campaign for a National Park and World Heritage protection. Jenny is a key coordinator of the Tarkine in Motion project.