Riversong

Visit Delmar Gallery over the Easter holidays and learn more about Trinity’s local watercourse, The Cooks River.

Historian Ian Tyrell and Inner West Councillor Colin Hesse taking a close look at the Royal Botanic Gardens’ map in the exhibition

River Song is a multi-disciplinary exhibition revealing some of the many changes wrought on the Cooks River from environmental, cultural and historical perspectives.

Rare archival material is on view alongside contemporary art, oral history and botanical installations.

Drop by Delmar Gallery and peel back the layers of the river’s history to discover the poetry and cultural memory along its banks. 

Explore the exhibition virtually

Exhibiting artists: Mervyn Bishop, Diego Bonetto, Clare Britton, Vincent King, Dmitry Kuznichenko, Asher Milgate (Cooks River Alliance) and Jason Wing

Historical archives and maps from: Sydney Water/Water NSW, City of Canterbury Bankstown, Inner West Council, Adastra Aerial Surveys & Royal Botanic Gardens
Curator: Catherine Benz, Delmar Gallery

Until 18 April.  Free admission.

Gallery open Wednesday – Sunday, 12 – 5pm.  We will be open both Saturday and Sunday over the Easter weekend.
Entry via Victoria St pedestrian gate, Summer Hill campus.

Class visit to the exhibition with talk by exhibition curator Catherine Benz
Installation view with Jason Wing’s mural painting of Pemulwuy in the foreground
Installation view with Clare Britton’s two-channel video journeying underwater from Strathfield Golf Course to Botany Bay

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