Curated by Vicki Couzens and Hannah Presley
Weaving Country is a celebration of the remarkable unbroken Indigenous practice of weaving and fibre craft in Victoria.
Through the use of natural and contemporary fibres, Aboriginal women weavers reveal the significance of connection to Country.
Artists include Sandra Aitken, Eileen Alberts, Donna Blackall, Lee Darroch, Debbie Flower, Gail Harradine, Cassie Leatham, Denise Morgan-Bulled, Greta Morgan, Glenda Nicholls, Kathy Nicholls, Marilyne Nicholls, Eva Ponting, Bronwyn Razem and Lisa Waup.
OPENING: Saturday 14 January, 2pm
EXHIBITION: Saturday 14 January – Saturday 1 April
Open 9:30am – 8pm, Thursday 23 – Saturday 25 March as part of WOW Melbourne
VENUE: FCAC Roslyn Smorgon Gallery
WHEN: Saturday 25 March, 11am – 5pm
VENUE: Henderson House Verandah
Join Weaving Country participating artists on the balcony of Henderson House to weave, talk and soak up the views of the Maribyrnong River.
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Presented as part of Wominjeka Festival 2017, WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne and FCAC’s Indigenous Cultural Program.
1- Cassie Leatham, Ganggan bilang (feather basket) Taungurung language, 2016