Yabarra - Gathering of Light

GFG Alliance Presents
Yabarra - Gathering of Light

by Adelaide Fringe, illuminart and Yellaka
Brought to life by Novatech and Epson

15 Feb - 17 Mar: 8.30pm to Midnight
Free Event/Family Friendly
Karrawirra Parri, River Torrens (Adelaide University footbridge)

Audio Described    Wheelchair Access

A story for the senses, as projected light and sound guide you through an interactive cultural landscape, sharing stories of Kaurna country along Tarndaparri (the original name for the River Torrens).


Perkendi tappa
Immersive Sound Walk
Listen to the sounds of the ever-changing landscape. The seasonal sounds of nature and culture will guide your movement through the six seasons of time. 

Tikkandi, Nukkondi, Yurringarnendi
Sit Look Listen
Wait patiently, sit respectfully, and observe the seasonal stories come alive as they change in a sea of colour and sound.

Munaintya Murra 
Dreaming Hands
Come add your story through the touch of your hand. Help create a wall of dreaming hands and see them come to life in this interactive projection artwork.

Water Screen
Water and light combine to share stories of how the animals and fishermen of Tarndaparri once lived together in harmony.

Karra Kattendi
Above Below
Everything is connected land, sea and sky countries are all one. Look up for the native birds on the river banks, how many birds can you find?

Karrarendi Meyunna 
Schultz Building
Proud spirit custodians look out over Yabarra and the country. They share knowledge through cultural ways of understanding. 

Burro Mandi
Animals Alive 
A story will bring to life the heart of each native animal sitting along Tarndaparri – Torrens River and share their connection to the river. Learn their names, share their stories.


oodl  Use the Oodl app whenever you see the oodl logo at Yabarra to reveal more stories and wisdom from the Nunga mob who once lived by the river.


Yabarra Map

Getting Here
  • Driving in? Book your parking ahead of time at upark.com.au
  • Skip the traffic and rideshare with Uber

Accessible Drop-Off Zone

Check back for more details. 

Our Partners

Presenting Partner

Program Partners

City of Adelaide University of Adelaide Fisher Jeffries

Brought to life by our Partners

     novatech            EPSON     

Header Image
Karl 'Winda' Telfer, 
Senior Kaurna Custodian of Ceremony
Jack Fenby, Photographer