Future Exhibitions

The Distant Warriors:

Ka Maumahara (We Will Remember)

Let Us Not Be Forgotten

 

Curator: Kelli Cole (Waramangu, Luritja peoples)

9 September to 19 November 2015

The Distant Warriors: Ka Maumahara (We Will Remember) Let Us Not Be Forgotten is a special ANZAC Centenary exhibition inspired by the stories of Indigenous Australian and Maori soldiers who fought in the First World War. The exhibition, only at the Canberra Glassworks, honours our fallen and our survivors.

 

Artists:

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, Lyndy Delian, Joyce Graham, Allison Hoolihan, Hayley Hoolihan, Lyn Talbot, Jenny Dries from the Australian Capital Territory; Victorian artist Treahna Hamm; and New Zealand Maori weavers Ruth Port and Mandy Sunlight.

 

Gallery Floor Talk & Forum: 2pm, Saturday 12 September 20015. Please RSVP to; contactus@canberraglassworks.com

 

Distant Warriors sponsors logos - Australian Council for the Arts, Department of Veterans Affairs, Surveyors Hill Winemakers

 

 

Canberra Glassworks is an initiative of the ACT Government. This exhibition is part of Honouring Cultures, a special project in collaboration with the Indigenous Textiles and Glass Artists Group (ITAG). It is supported by an ANZAC Centenary Local Grant from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Kelli Cole, Visual Arts Curatorial Fellow, is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body. With thanks to the New Zealand High Commission.

 

Image:

‘Australian Light Horsemen Regiment Slouch Hat’

Blown glass

Artists Indigenous Textiles and Glass Artists group

Gaffer: Simon Maberley

Photo: Adam McGrath

 

‘Remembrance  Poppy’

Blown glass

Artist: Hayley Hoolihan

Gaffer: Simon Maberley

Photo: Adam McGrath


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