Weaving a sense of place
Exhibition opening hours & dates:
3 – 13 July 2018
9 – 4pm Week days
10 – 3pm Saturdays
Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany WA
The Wagyl Kaip (Albany) community is invited to join Moodich Yorgas Yudarn Yarns – a progressive textile art work and exhibition that celebrates place, language, and connection to country and most of all the women who have shaped our lives.
Between the 3 and 13 of July, aspiring weavers will be invited to help create a giant, suspended woven artwork made from natural materials. The work will encapsulate Noongar place names and stories of strong women.
While the large scale, suspended artwork will be evolve throughout the exhibition, gallery visitors will also be able to view individual works created by acclaimed textile artists.
Caroline Narkles piece is a tribute to her mother renowned Aboriginal artist Bella Kelly. Inspired by CAN’s Place Names project and this years’ NAIDOC theme, Because of her, we can, her work represents her mother’s birthing place in Mount Barker.
There are numerous acclaimed artists featured in the exhibition including Annette Davis and Maureen James.