Above Image: Georgia Macguire (Wurundjeri) Paper Bark Flowers (detail), 2017, paper bark, wire, floral tape. James Henry Photography.

Image: Glenda Nicholls (Wadi Wadi/Yorta Yorta/Ngarrindgeri) Saltbush Net (detail), 2016, coloured jute, plastic beads, and Feather Flowers, 2017, emu feathers, cotton, wire, florist tape. James Henry Photography.

Weaving the Waterways

Weaving the Waterways: Women and Fishing 
Koorie Heritage Trust
Guest Curator Glenda Nicholls
Exhibition Opening: 6pm, Thursday 19 April
Netmaking came to Glenda Nicholls from her ancestors in a vision and has inspired this exhibition of river-life, featuring baskets, ochre nets, scoop nets, fishing lines, hooks and bird nets.

The works demonstrate a continuous and evolving link with techniques passed down through generations of Aboriginal women living in and around South-East Australian waterways.
While drawn from functional design, the objects are imbued with a deep cultural significance beyond the practical, weaving a connection across the generations of women still living on river country.
Featured artists: Glenda Nicholls, Clair Bates, Donna Blackall, Deanne Gilson, Georgia MacGuire, and Bronwyn Razem.

Thursday 19 April - Thursday 14 June
Mildura Arts Centre Gallery

Mildura Rural City Council and Mildura Arts Centre

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