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Into the Water - Tactile Arts

Friday 11 - Saturday 26 August, 2017

An immersive exhibition that delves into the waters of Arnhem Land. Through the storytelling of contemporary fibre artists of the larger Maningrida region, this exhibition presents a world abundant with totemic ancestors and beings, animals and the various technologies used to hunt.  
Featuring installations and fibre sculptures by senior artists including Lulu Laradjbi, Anniebell Marrngnamarrnga, Frewa Bardaluna, Vera Cameron, Maisie Cameron, Helen Stewart, Freda Ali and Doreen Jinggarrabarra alongside work from a new generation of weavers.
The exhibition is complimented by a video installation, with selected artists, by Maningrida Arts & Culture and water themed fabric design from Babbarra Women’s Centre.

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Event Days and Times

Friday 11 - Saturday 26 August, 2017, Gallery hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 4pm


Free Entry


At Tactile Arts

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