The Distant Warriors: Ka Maumahara (We Will Remember) Let Us Not Be Forgotten
Curator: Kelli Cole (Waramangu, Luritja)
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 the 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.
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.
This project is supported by an ANZAC Centenary Local Grant from the Department of Veteran’s 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. This exhibition is part of Honouring Cultures, a special project in collaboration with the Indigenous Textiles and Glass Artists Group (ITAG).