Gathering Shadows, 2015

Minds in the Cave: insect imagery as metaphors for place and loss, 2013

Syzygy: gazing at shadows, darkly, 2011

Marking The Stranger, 2006

Honest weights, square dealings, 1996

Killing of Gondwana, 1994

The secrets of the Snowy, 1994

Range Upon Range, 1987

Victoria’s Alps, 1983

Syzygy: gazing at shadows, darkly, 2011

Paper by Harry Nankin presented at ‘Transdiscipinary imaging’ conference, Sydney, 2010, peer-reviewed and published 2011

At first sight Lake Tyrrell in the semi-arid Victorian Mallee is unprepossessing. Yet, this stark, seasonally-filled saltpan surrounded by eroding sand hills and grassy plains is associated with a pre-colonial story evoking a vision apparent only when the land itself is unseen–at night.

Nineteenth century squatter and amateur ethnographer William Edward Stanbridge reported that the local “Boorong tribe” who knew “more of astronomy than any others” (Stanbridge,1861: 301) were specialists in studying the night sky…

Syzygy paper pdf

Link to RMIT Academia