The River Project - Education Kit

Fact Sheet

As the key cultural and educational component of the upper georges river urban sustainability Initiative, The River Project extends upon the initiative’s comprehensive on-site groundwork and in-depth consideration of management strategies for the area by examining and engaging with the social and cultural life of the river. across multiple platforms – exhibitions, publications, performances, education and public programs.

The River Project considers the upper Georges River within the larger context of Asia and Pacific river systems by bringing together artists from Australia, China, India, Korea, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Vietnam whose work explores such systems.

The River Project restates the important fact that nature and culture are not mutually exclusive and invites us to reflect upon our relationships and role within these fragile ecosystems; to consider our interconnectedness, our histories and our shared future.