CURIOSITY & RITUALS OF THE EVERYDAY
In addition to our 37 lead artists from Indian Ocean Rim Countries
IOTA21 presents a festival program of exhibitions and events.
Sep-Nov 2021 in Western Australia
Carriers of Culture
4 September - 2 October
Namiyal Bopirri, Lorrain Connelly Northey, Robyn Djunginy, Daisy Nadjungdanga, Maria Ware, Utopia Artists
Women have long been viewed as important carriers of tradition, history, and culture in their communities. This is particularly so in First Nations communities where women are able to use their artistic skills to produce items, that through the very nature of the methodology of their creation, support the preservation of knowledge, cultural practices, and community traditions.
Carriers of Culture focuses on the works of Australian First Nations female artists who have produced baskets, bottles, narbongs, bowls, and coolamons in a variety of mediums and styles. These items, drawn from a private collection as well as those contemporaneously created for the exhibition, will include narbongs by Lorraine Connelly Northey, baskets by Daisy Nadjungdanga, ghost net baskets by Maria Ware, baskets by Namiyal Bopirri, and woven bottles by Robyn Djunginy.
Gallery Hours: Saturday: 12pm – 4pm & By Appointment