WAG - 'Weehnirr (Messenger)'

Warrnambool Art Gallery, Weehnirr Messenger, Maar Nation Art, Warrnambool, Great Ocean Road
Dates: 
Sat, 14/11/2020 - 10:00am to Sun, 21/02/2021 - 5:00pm

Realised by Maar Nation Curator of Cultural Engagement, Sherry Johnstone, and featuring responses by WAG Maar Nation Curatorial Trainee Jordan Gould, this exhibition is a living Weehnirr (Messenger), building a strong legacy for the Maar Nation. Through research of WAG’s Aboriginal collection, and interpretations by contemporary artists in weaving, drawing, graphic art and song, ancient motifs and symbolism are brought to life. Presented in Peek Whurrong and English.

Images: Tarryn Love, Koontapool wayapawanh - Meeting the Whale, 2020. New Zealand Possum Skin, pyrography, wax linen thread, 130 x 60cm.

Organisation: 
Warrnambool Art Gallery
Phone: 
5559 4949
email: 
gallery@warrnambool.vic.gov.au
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