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Ghost Net Baskets & Bush Dyed Textiles – Groote Eylandt

When:

Tue 18 Dec 2018, 10:00am–5:30pm
Wed 19 Dec 2018, 10:00am–5:30pm
Thu 20 Dec 2018, 10:00am–5:30pm
Fri 21 Dec 2018, 10:00am–5:30pm
Sat 22 Dec 2018, 12:00pm–5:00pm

Where: Japingka Gallery, 47 High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Annette Krah

This wonderful exhibition showcases resourceful re-use of materials from locations on Groote Eylandt. Anindilyakwa Artists from Groote Eylandt transform ghost nets into woven baskets, changing environmental threats into traditional art forms. The women use plants and dyes found in the bush to dye fabrics which become clothing, scarves and home accessories.