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Whinangarra Gamarra (Listen, Hear, Think, Awaken)

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Whinangarra Gamarra (Listen, Hear, Think, Awaken)

Sun 22 May at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Aboriginal artists, cultural practitioners and regional community members will participate in this cultural arts activation, connecting Aboriginal artists and the community to a significant Aboriginal Place.
The artists activate the site through acts of communal ceremony. This is an invitation to think about the continuing significance of the site, whose values have never been extinguished despite colonisation, grazing, and 100 years of rubbish dumping.The location has a significant connection to ancient songlines that link to surrounding Aboriginal nations.
The intent of the activation is to promote respect for Aboriginal culture and address the emotional and social impacts of colonisation.
Participating Artists:
Uncle Peter Swain
Juundaal Strang-Yettica
Teresa Gay
Maddison Gibbs,
Aleshia Lonsdale
Jo Clancy
For more info pick up a copy of our program!
The activation concept arose from a Cementa-funded First Nations
Women’s Residency in 2021, involving 6 Aboriginal artists: Wiradjuri, Barkindji and Gomeroi women of NSW. This project was generously supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.


Sun 22 May
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:




Local government area
Mid-Western Region: Mudgee, Gulgong, Kandos, Rylstone and villages
Aboriginal culture
Sourced from listings, newsletters or community


Rylstone Common
Rylstone, Australia + Google Map


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.

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