Cultures of Drought in Regional Victoria

A project funded under the Australian Research Council Special Research Initiative. Comprising a research team from La Trobe University and the University of Melbourne, the project will run for three years, 2021-23.

Parched Artist Residency

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from artists to undertake a residency at Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) in October 2022. 


An understanding of place is crucial to our project. We look at drought across four different regions and the major towns embedded within them…


Droughts parch people as well as the environments they live in. People also experience drought differently depending on… 

Our Stories of Drought

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