Introduction, Water Body, I Am
I am sitting by a window at a small desk looking over our garden. I am in our shack of a house, a walk from the Southern Ocean’s Bass Strait, and the tidal estuarine embayment of Western Port, Victoria, Australia. In the last four years, I have spent time with practicing artists who create artworks of waterways, on waterways and with waterways while I critically engage with singing this coastal confluence of rivers, creeks, bay and ocean into health. I am a river her self, washing down a gully, and disrupting banks. Water body, I am washing over rocks. A little of me is left behind and a little of them is drawn into me along the way. I am part of the planet. I am the planet.
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