Rachel Edwards Co Editor Island Magazine
Issue 132 of Island magazine and the magazine’s exciting redesign will be launched at the new Island offices in Highfield House TONIGHT from 5.30pm.
The launch will also showcase the historic Highfield House (built 1880) and feature a series of short talks including one from architect, Bevan Rees about the history of the building.
Natasha Cica and Helen Hayward will discuss the new ongoing partnership that has been forged between Island magazine and the University of Tasmania’s Inglis Clark Centre for Civil Society, two institutions devoted to fostering Tasmania’s cultural and intellectual life.
The partnership between the Inglis Clark Centre and Island will take the form of an essay series called The Tasmanian Papers, co-edited by Assoc Prof Cica.
Tom O’Hern, whose art work has recently (dis)graced the new Mona ferry and is this issue’s featured artist’s work will be on display and two translators, Imma Hilly and Ian Johnstone will respond to an essay by Daniel Hahn, Director of the British Centre for Translation that is in this issue.
Highfield’s current architect, Bevan Rees will speak about this history of this many faceted building.
This is a free launch and all are welcome to attend, though reservations are essential.
Refreshments will be served.
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