Worlding with Oysters

In this exhibition Dr Sarah Jane Moore asks us to listen to the Bandangi – the Sydney Rock Oyster. The poetics, songs and artworks presented are a result of Sarah Jane observing and interpreting the research of Dr Laura Parker, Indigenous Scientia Fellow in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, who aims to ‘future-proof’ natural oyster populations through building resilience to ocean warming and acidification. This dialogue between art and science opens up a space to embrace Indigenous knowledges, understandings and wisdoms, where the revitalisation of cultural practices is a call to arms to care for Sea Country.

This exhibition is presented as part of the UNSW Library Exhibitions Program.