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Marramarra: Creation Workshops // Weaving Workshop

Mon 12 August at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Free

Create your own weaving with Wiradyuri weaver Jessika Spencer, using traditional and modern techniques and fibres.

Daily, Monday 12 August – Friday 16 August, 2-3:30pm

FREE, RSVP Essential (spaces are limited, 2 tickets per order)

About the Exhibition

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) presents major exhibition Dhuluny: the war that never ended, curated by Wiradyuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones and Wirribee Aunty Leanna Carr.

The exhibition is part of The Dhuluny Project – a series of events commemorating the 200-year anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law on 14 August 1824 in the Bathurst region and the ensuing frontier violence. Dhuluny means the direct or gospel truth, and the commemoration offers visitors the opportunity to share and understand the true history of our country and celebrate the resilience of the Wiradyuri Nation.

Dhuluny: the war that never ended will feature works by established and emerging Wiradyuri artists including Wirribee Aunty Leanna Carr; Michael Riley; Kevin Gilbert; Lorraine Connelly-Northey; Lucy Williams-Connelly; Karla Dickens; and Jazz Money. The exhibition responds to Martial Law, truth-telling about the Frontier Wars, and the ongoing national significance of the local events of Bathurst.

Dhuluny: the war that never ended, is a quote from local Elder and traditional owner Dinawan Uncle Bill Allen, who wanted this exhibition to not only address the declaration of Martial Law, and the ensuing frontier violence, but the ongoing violence experienced by Aboriginal people. Artists in this exhibition comprise entirely contemporary and historical Wiradyuri artists, along with historical colonial works that depict the region around the time of Martial Law from the State Library of NSW collection. These historical works act like footholds for understanding the context of contemporary artists.

This project has been developed and supported with the Wiradyuri Traditional Owners Central West Aboriginal Corporation.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory board.

This project has also been proudly funded by NSW Government.

Venue

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
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Other

Local government area
Bathurst Region
Artforms
Visual arts, Craft, Textiles, Heritage, Aboriginal culture
Source
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

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