SALA exhibition 2022: welcome to the lands of the river

8th August to 4th September 2022

Mon – Thurs, 3pm – 6pm

Sat & Sun, 11am – 4pm

Opening Event Sunday 14th August, 2pm – 3.30pm. Please RSVP to

The Barefoot Playground @ Part of Things (Hawdon Chambers, Barwell Avenue Barmera)

Illustration by Sam Wannan for Novel November 2021. The library of Tael.

The lands of the river are an original fantasy universe conceived in the Riverland through Alysha Herrmann’s 2021 Regional Arts Australia Fellowship. This exhibition showcases a series of illustrations by Adelaide-based collaborator Sam Wannan bringing to life the worlds, creatures and stories created so far. Community members of all ages are invited to submit their own interpretations of the lands of the river, with selected contributions added to the exhibition throughout August. You can learn more about the lands of the river at:

This exhibition is one part of the ongoing project to develop and explore this new fantasy universe as a longterm project in the Riverland for all ages to enjoy.


Exhibition organised by Alysha Herrmann and installed by Kirste Vandergiessen. Printing by Print DNA. Exhibition open to view thanks to our gallery sitters: Zacharie Steele, Kirste Vandergiessen, Kat Bell, Jay Arnold, Eliza Berlage.

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