Weaving from the Journey Forward exhibition
Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 13.11.12
AlburyCity is hosting the Bundyi: Come Share With Us Festival, 21 – 25 November, celebrating Aboriginal culture. It is a great opportunity to meet and talk with local Aboriginal people. Highlights of the event include:
Bundyi Evening Gathering
QEII comes alive with Aboriginal craft, culture and creativity. Be part of the festive buzz, showcasing local and regional Aboriginal artists, craft and live performances. Includes live music by Mantra, the Flying Fruit Fly Circus group ‘Blacrobatics’, Brooke Andrew’s Jumping Castle War Memorial, films and more.
Thursday 22 November, 6pm – twilight at QEII Square, FREE. Art, crafts and food available to purchase
A Long Journey
The premiere of this moving hour-long documentary which walks alongside members of the local Stolen Generations Support Group as they explore their past, research their families and search for healing. There will be a Q&A session with participants after the screening.
Friday 23 November, 7.15pm – 8.30pm at Albury LibraryMuseum, FREE
The Journey Forward – Exhibition and Weaving Workshops
In conjunction with The Journey Forward exhibition at the Albury Art Gallery, Sharon Edwards will teach traditional basket weaving using Puung'ort grass. Workshops may be booked through Murray Arts on 02 6021 5034.
Exhibition Opening: Friday 23 November, 6pm
Workshops: Thursday 22 – Saturday 24, 10am – 3pm or Sunday 25, 12.30 – 3.30pm
Albury Art Gallery, FREE
Look out also for the Bangarra Dance Theatre.
Bangarra Dance Theatre, Of earth & sky
Wiradjuri Elder Nancy Rooke