TOP END STS

Social Studies of Science, Technology and Society in Northern Australia.
Engaged STS amidst human, non-human and more-than-human entanglements.

EVENTS JUNE 24-26, 2021

Encountering Gurambai/Rapid Creek

In June 2021, TopEndSTS presented a series of events that explored human and more-than-human worlds of this significant Darwin waterway.

A walkshop involved a series of encounters with Larrakia, conservation and military histories of Rapid Creek.

A foreshore film night showed films from Gapuwiyak-based arts collective Miyarrka Media and Michif artist Amanda Strong. A Food Sharing workshop explored practices of reciprocity and accountability in the Gurambai catchment. These events formed part of AusSTS 2021: Situated Practice — A multi-sited workshop

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Gurambai Walkshop

A series of encounters on foot with Larrakia, conservation and military histories of Rapid Creek, or Gurambai. How have we ‘made’ Rapid Creek, and what does it mean to remember and conserve it?

5 – 6.30pm, Thursday 24 June 2021, Gurambai Walking Trail at Darwin Airport
Foreshore Film Night

The Gapuwiyak-based arts collective, Miyarrka Media will host a screening of their award-winning short film Ringtone, and introduce to Darwin the amazing work of Michif filmaker Amanda Strong.

6.30 – 8.30pm, Friday 25 June 2021, Nightcliff Foreshore
Gurambai Food Sharing Workshop

Reflecting on the way that food connects us to the creek, other critters and each other, and how these relationships are shifting and changing as colonialism and development continue to impact this place.

10am – 12 noon, Saturday 26 June 2021, Lakeside Drive Community Garden

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