Art that highlights the six seasons of the Aboriginal culture, and the stories passed down from the oldest continuing civilisation on earth, will be on display in INSTACULTURE, the new exhibition showing at OPEN at Darling Quarter.
Using 16 images from his stunning digital photographic work, Aboriginal artist A.Professor Wayne Quilliam educates the audience about some of the first words spoken on this continent, tying in with the NAIDOC Week 2019 theme of Voice. Treaty. Truth.
Large-scale landscapes featuring earth, sky and water will be accompanied by decals placed on the ground containing three important elements – a traditional word or phrase, its English translation, and the Aboriginal language it comes from.
Curated and produced by aMBUSH Gallery and presented by Darling Quarter, INSTACULTURE is open 24 hours a day from 1 July – 3 August, and is free to the public.
Free family-friendly workshops will also be held at Darling Quarter from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 July, taking place in the foyer of the Monkey Baa Theatre and hosted in partnership with Koomurri Aboriginal Incursions.
The workshops will include:
– Didgeridoo Show
– Face Painting
– Song and Dance
– Message Stone Aboriginal Art
– Didgeridoo and Storytelling
– Artefacts, Weaponry, Bush Survival and History
Visit www.darlingquarter.com for more information.