Vicky Shukuroglou – multidisciplinary artist, researcher and co-author and photographer of Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred Australia – delivers a humorous and eyebrow-raising talk about Australia’s whimsical wonders, from insects that fly backwards and biofluorescent marsupials to plants used for communication and rocks that inspire love.

Vicky Shukuroglou (Australian)

Vicky Shukuroglou

Vicky Shukuroglou is an artist and researcher dedicated to deepening her understanding of the Earth through careful observation and hands-on care of country. This drives her creative process, through which she hopes to rouse your heart. She has worked collaboratively with writers, musicians, scientists, Indigenous communities and young people. With Bruce Pascoe, Vicky recently co-authored Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred Australia, and created the photographs. Vicky’s supporters have included UNESCO, Sanskriti Kendra, Instituto Sacatar, schools and universities