Poland's famous Wieliczka salt mine is currently the backdrop for an exhibition of works by artists from the University of Newcastle.
Thirteen artists from the School of Drama, Fine Art and Music (incorporating the Conservatorium) have created works that respond to the history of the oldest working salt mine in Europe.
Curated by PhD student Teresa Wojna-Kenc, the exhibition 'Down Under Ground', also explores similarities between mining in Poland for salt and mining in Newcastle for coal.
The exhibition is on display in the Drozdowice Chamber of the mine, 110 metres underground. It is part of a cultural festival commemorating 30 years since the inclusion of the historical site to UNESCO's First World List of Cultural and Natural Heritage.
'Down Under Ground' will return to Australia in October.
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