Castlemaine State Festival 2015

" Solar Mining "

Solar Mining is an ecological installation that draws on the unique cultural heritage of the ‘Castlemaine Diggings’. Featuring solar ovens baking traditional recipes of culturally diverse local senior citizens, Solar Mining is a playful and interactive installation where visitors can engage directly with clean energy, discover the benefits of solar cooking and nurture their advocacy for climate change prevention.

Festival website


Old gold mines Tarilta, Photo by Tim Burns