Pan, Nimbin, 1993
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photo-documentary explores the growth and development of the alternative
movement in the Rainbow Region of Australia, centred around the towns
of Nimbin and Byron Bay in northeastern New South Wales.
The genesis of this movement can be traced to the famous Aquarius Festival,
held in Nimbin in May 1973. This photodocumentary maps out the cultural
and spiritual legacy of the movement and the ideas and institutions
it gave birth to, including: recognition of the resurgence of traditional
Aboriginal culture; living in community in harmony with the land; environmental
activism; appropriate technology, permaculture and seed-saving; holistic
health and medicine; and the synthesis of science, art and philosophy.
Book Launch at Byron Bay Writers' Festival
Rainbow Dreaming featured at the 40th Anniversary of the Aquarius Festival, as part of a cultural expo in Nimbin in May 2013.
Dreaming toured the USA in connection with the
40th Anniversary of Woodstock celebrations in 2009. For more
info, please click Tours
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