Some of you may remember a previous post about a photography project that Greg Sorenson & Yasmin Idriss were doing. They have photographed and interviewed quite a few of our supporters and the exhibition is opening this Friday. Here is the link to the event page on Facebook. There are some great portraits and we'd love it if as many as possible popped in to the BDAS Gallery in Bowral. Below is some further information for you:
BDAS Gallery, BOWRAL - 28 Feb to 8 March, 2015
OPENING NIGHT - 27 Feb 2015 at 6pm
Authorisation 349: A community fighting to save their water, is a
photographic project that has been undertaken in the Southern Highlands
area over the last 6 months.
The project captures a moment in
time during the critical climax of the Southern Highlands community’s
fight to save their livelihoods and ground water from the irreversible
and destructive impacts of a proposed long wall coal mine by South Korea
steel giant, POSCO (Hume Coal).
The proposed coal mine
licence is assigned Authorisation 349 (EL349) in all official
documentation relating to the proposed mining activities in the Southern
The exhibition aims to capture the people and
the landscape under the imposing shadow of high intensity
industrialisation in one of Australia's most productive and beautiful
food growing areas.