Long Live the Species

A collaboration between Day of the Species and Harrigans Lane Collective

Where: 323 Harrigans Lane / Wilsons Downfall / NSW

When: Sat 1 – Fri 7 October, 2022

Times: 10 am – 4 pm daily

Long Live the Species is the fourth iteration of the Day of the Species project.

This ongoing, ever-evolving community art exhibition aims to raise awareness of the biodiversity crisis in Australia’s back yard. As of August 2022, there are 1,853 flora and fauna on our national threatened species list.

In the most comprehensive artistic representation of our threatened flora and fauna you will see all 1,853 species, created by hand onto tiny bits of recycled packaging by over 200 professional and amateur artists from across Australia.

Access to the exhibition venue will be via a bush track through the native forest of Wilsons Downfall. Large scale original artworks of threatened species local to the area will act as signposts along the walk.

What to expect: Harrigans Lane is a private property about 300 m down a lane that runs off Mt. Lindsay Road. * A map will be provided here shortly. When you’ve parked your car (or bike or horse!) you will be guided to the start of an easy bush walk through the property to the venue for the Long Live the Species exhibition. *A map of the walk will be provided here shortly. We are aiming for a 30 – 40 min meandering pace.

What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes. Rain gear if the weather demands. If you want to make a day of it we suggest you pack a picnic lunch. There is a vast grassy slope with a view across the escarpment for a sunny day. There are also under cover areas to spread out on if the rain appears.

Provided: Parking area/ Toilets / Covered and exposed areas for a picnic lunch

Please note there is no phone or internet coverage at Harrigans Lane.

Weather: If there are days of heavy rain Harrigans Lane may become inaccessible by car. Please keep an eye on the weather. We will provide updates.

IG: dayofthespecies

contact: dayofthespecies@gmail.com

Presented by

Harrigans Lane Collective

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