Listen to a selection of interviews, from ABC Radio Gippsland, with Rachael Lucas and presenting artists at the 2021 Stories of Influence, March 6 – 8, 2021.
Aviva Reed is an author who demystifies time, scale, and relationship using storytelling, visualisations, soundscapes and conversations. Her book Eon: The story of fossils is a ‘gorgeous picture book explaining the evolution of the earth from 5 billion years ago to the present.
Chris Flynn is the author of Mammoth, The Glass Kingdom and A Tiger in Eden, shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. ‘Mammoth is an extraordinary gambit of the story-telling imagination of Chris Flynn, and a new way of listening to all the narratives of what we have supplanted.
Di Deppler is a well-known East Gippsland painter and art teacher, Di enjoys employing her artistic talents to create quirky ‘up-cycled’ furniture and 3D artworks from discarded objects (95% recycled wood) and acrylic paint.
Neil Murray is an Australian musician, singer, songwriter-guitarist and writer. He was a founding member of the Uf:trunipi Band (1980- 88, 1995-2000) which was the first major influential Aboriginal rock group with mostly Indigenous members.
Todd Cook is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter. His stories of Australian landscapes and people are accompanied by mesmerising didgeridoo and a depth that always engages and entertains.