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Image credit: Jessika Spencer, 2021, Raffia, emu feather, 50cm x50cm 

When:

Saturday 28th of May -16th of July 2022, Gallery 2

Details:

This weaving exhibition is an exploration of the rich symbolism on Ngunnawal, Ngambri country. In particular, the songlines that run through country like bloodlines, the large mountain ranges that watch over and the strong waterways that connect with other neighbouring mobs. 

These three woven installations combine both traditional and contemporary weaving techniques and include a sustainable initiative to help care for country. The exhibition explores the symbolism on Ngunnawal, Ngambri country shown through three woven installations that combine traditional and contemporary techniques.

Artist’s bio:

Jessika Spencer is a Wiradjuri woman from the Sandhills of Narrungdera, New South Wales. For over the past decade she has resided on beautiful Ngunnawal, Ngambri country, where she currently creates her art. Being an Aboriginal woman, culture and art go hand in hand. They are intertwined and are an ongoing source of inspiration for her. Through her varied art forms, Jessika explores her cultural identity. She does this via photography, poetry, writing, activism and both contemporary.