EXHIBITIONS / SHIMMER SHELLWORK

​​​​​5 DECEMBER - 6 MARCH 2016

Exhibition opening

Friday 4 December, 6.30pm

Gallery 1

Shimmer exhibition invitation

 

This exhibition, curated by Tess Allas, Darrell Sibosado and Tahjee Moar, explores expanded notions of historical and contemporary shell-working​ traditions in Indigenous Australia.

Follow this link to video discussion with the Curators Shimmer video.

 

Curators talk

Wednesday 3 February 2016,

11am-12noon

Tess Allas and Tahjee Moar will discuss how Shimmer establishes a new framework for viewing Indigenous shellworks; focusing on technical innovation, beauty and refinement, individual as well as community-led practice, and the historical, cultural and political contexts for Indigenous shell art practice.  Free, all welcome.
Curators' Talk Shimmer.pdf

 

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Corrie Fullard, Shell necklace, ricies, green maireener shells, black crow shells, beading thread, Shell necklace, blue-green maireener shells, beading thread, private collection, Sydney