New Living Arts Space exhibition celebrates connection to Country
Make Together, Weave Together, Connect to Country is a new exhibition at the Living Arts Space (LAS) celebrating one family’s personal reconnection to First Nations culture.
Through creative practice Cecilia Taylor and her three daughters Stephanie, Melissa and Suzanne explore ‘making and healing’ from a history of enforced disconnection to their culture.
LAS exhibition curator Amy Carr-Bottomley said the family reconnected to their culture through practising traditional weaving techniques.
“Learning traditional weaving techniques has played a big part in giving the family a closer understanding and practice of Djaara and Yorta Yorta culture that they proudly share in this new exhibition,” Ms Carr-Bottomley said.
“This is a beautiful free exhibition that reveals the deep cultural and emotional connection these creatives have with Country using traditional and contemporary weaving styles and materials.
“You are invited to meet Cecilia, Stephanie, Melissa and Suzanne at the exhibition’s official opening Saturday October 15 at the Living Arts Space starting at 2pm.
“Visitors can enjoy the exhibition, talk to the makers and browse the collection, including items for sale which also feature in our online catalogue.”
To view the online catalogue, visit: https://www.uniquelybendigo.com.au/
Make Together, Weave Together, Connect to Country is open until Sunday November 27 at the Living Arts Space located in the Bendigo Visitor Centre, 51-67 Pall Mall. Open 9am to 5pm daily (except Christmas Day).