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Brisbane Goes Wild


Darryl Jones + Coen Hird + Margaret Cook + Amanda Niehaus

The Parlour, slq

Main Festival

BWF119

#Performances


#About the event


#Artists

Darryl Jones

Darryl Jones

Darryl is an author, researcher, mentor and wildlife expert who has concentrated on trying to understand the relationships between people and the animals that live around us the the cities of Australia. As well as publishing over 200 scientific articles and a similar number of popular science pieces, he has written 8 books including a memoir (Curlews on Vulture Street) and most recently, the first field guide to the urban birds of Australia.

Coen Hird

Coen Hird

Coen is an early career environmental scientist interested in Indigenous sciences, ecological physiology, and conservation. Coen is a trawlwoolway pakana through the Briggs, Hearps family. Coen is interested in environmental rights-based discourse and respect for Indigenous sovereignty and knowledges in the sciences, especially surrounding the colonial ways that scientists engage with the environment on stolen lands.

Margaret Cook

Margaret Cook

Margaret Cook is the author of A River with a City Problem: A History of Brisbane Floods (UQP 2019) which was shortlisted for two awards. She holds a PhD in history from the University of Queensland and is a Research Fellow at the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University.

Amanda Niehaus

Amanda Niehaus

Amanda Niehaus is a scientist, writer, and co-founder of the magazine Science Write Now, which publishes creative writing inspired by science. Her acclaimed first novel, The Breeding Season (A&U, 2019) is based on the unusual reproductive lives of northern quolls.



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