Flora and Fauna in Terra Nullius
BINDJAREB ART AWARDS 2018
An exhibition of invited contemporary Nyungar artists presenting a showcase of culturally significant artworks that reflect the world’s oldest living culture. This award is to recognize the contribution made by Indigenous artists and to promote appreciation and understanding of the rich indigenous culture of South West of Australia. This is an exhibition of new works created specifically for this acquisitive award that contributes to a growing Indigenous art collection for the City of Mandurah.
A Retrospective of the award from the last 6 years will also be on display in the Foyer Gallerys.
Official event opening: Monday 9 July 5pm, in association with NAIDOC
Exhibition dates: Friday, 29 June 2018 / Saturday, 21 July 2018
The conceptual body of multimedia work goes beyond documentary and photojournalism creating an aesthetic and creative platform highlighting the Elders connection to land whilst illuminating the cultural significance of Australia’s endangered languages.
A series of evocative portraits invites us to engage with each individual and their personal stories enhanced through a poignant and haunting story telling installation.
Official opening 6.30pm Friday 28 July
Exhibition dates: Friday 27 July / Saturday 1 September
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