Join us for PRESENT | Remedies Tasmania

The Tasmanian Writers & Readers Festival is partnering with GASP (Glenorchy Art & Sculpture Park) for a major new international projection art event and intercultural discussion, which celebrates the PRESENT through sharing diverse local-international Tasmanian Remedies and Stories…


Tickets $45  |  GASP Montrose Bay Yacht Club, Foreshore Road, Glenorchy

Ticket includes: Dinner | Journey | Discussion | Performances | Projection



Join us for a celebration of the PRESENT, an inspiring journey and an intercultural discussion…

PRESENT celebrates the power of oral storytelling. Artists Sasha Huber (Switzerland/Haiti) & Petri Saarikko (Finland) bring their international project Remedies to Tasmania, working in collaboration with our culturally diverse community, sharing local-international Tasmanian stories and remedies for health, for culture, or for the world.   An evening all about the PRESENT and an inspiring discussion led by:

Sasha Huber is a visual artist of Swiss-Haitian heritage, born in Zurich. She lives and works in Helsinki. Huber’s work is primarily concerned with the politics of memory and belonging, particularly in relation to colonial residue left in the environment.

Arnold Zable is an award-winning writer, storyteller, educator, and human rights advocate. His acclaimed books include Jewels and Ashes, Wanderers and Dreamers, Cafe Scheherazade, The Fig Tree, Scraps of Heaven, Sea of Many Returns, and Violin Lessons. His most recent book, The Fighter, was published in 2016.

puralia meenamatta (Jim Everett) is a writer of poetry, plays, political and academic papers and short stories. Jim is from the clan plangermairreenner of the Ben Lomond people, a clan of the Cape Portland nation in northeast Tasmania.

The evening commences with a short bus ride, projection art, music, dumplings and tea and a leisurely 30 minute walking journey together at GASP.  The evening then continues indoors with dinner, discussion and performances at the Montrose Bay Yacht Club.

Please wear warm clothing and bring an umbrella if rain is forecast.

If driving to GASP, please arrive promptly at Montrose Bay Yacht Club by 5.30pm for bus departure at 5.45pm. Free parking is available.

If coming from the Writers Festival at Hadley’s Hotel, a bus will depart at 6.15pm. Seats are limited (please check box when booking ticket).