Worlding with Oysters

Sarah Jane Moore

Abstract


“Worlding with Oysters” is presented through text, story, song, poetics and image. It explores the opportunities that connecting with nature offers to communities of practice. It asks the collectively conscious to imagine a time oysters spawn in pristine waters and when the smoke of old campfires is remembered as an essential element of the conceptualisation of caring for Sea Country. The poetic essay is hope-filled and hopeful and imagines futures embedded in old ways where rivers and oceans are regarded as essential spaces, rich with metaphor, abundant in story and deep in learning.


Keywords


visual arts; story; song; poetry; marine environment; nature; culture; creativity; science; Indigenous knowledge

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25120/etropic.19.1.2020.3731

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