When Tales Are Long and Often Turn Corners: by Deborah Twining

When Tales Are Long and Often Turn Corners (Deborah Twining)

History is a complex recollection of events, where forgetting can be as important as remembering. Somewhere embodied in the stories that people tell is the life and achievements of Nurse Bertha Emilie Schmidtke. This year marks the 100th anniversary of this remarkable women, whom against all odds established the Ambleside Maternity Hospital in what is now the Hahndorf Academy, South Australia. Artist Deborah Twining attempts to unravel the truths that wrapped up her world and in the process, give some narrative to Nurse Schmidtke’s valuable but largely unrecognised achievements.

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  • Wheelchair access

Event type

Exhibition

Dates and times

21 Jan-19 May, 10am-5pm

Location

Hahndorf Academy, 68 Main St, Hahndorf

Cost

Free

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Rachel
8388 7250
rachel [at] hahndorfacademy.org.au

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