The Deakin Critical Animal Studies Network is pleased to announce our next public lecture, 'Duck Lake: an anti-duck-shooting, art-meets-activism event' by Dr Yvette Watt. Vegan afternoon tea will be provided. Abtsract: On March 5, 2016, just before dawn, an art-meets-activism event unfolded at Moulting Lagoon on the east coast of Tasmania at the opening of the duck shooting season. Duck Lake was the brainchild of artist and animal activist (and academic), Yvette Watt (and involved a troupe of dancers in hot pink tutus and hard hats performing on a floating stage to music from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. Designed to both draw attention to the duck shooting issue in view of ending it, to deter the ducks from the shooters guns, and to draw attention to the issue in the media this project was Read more →
WHEN
5:00pm Thursday 18 April 2019
WHERE
Deakin Downtown, Melbourne VIC (map)

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