Tom Mosby, CEO and the Board of Management of the Koorie Heritage Trust invite you to the official opening
CARVED OUT OF LIFE: THE NEXT GENERATION
An exhibition showcasing the fine art and tradition of emu egg carving
Date: Saturday 23 July 2016
Location: Level 1 Gallery, Yarra Building, Federation Square, Melbourne
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To be opened by Aunty Esther Kirby
Guest curated by Clinton Nain
Artists: Esther Kirby, Jenny Singh, Adrian Morgan and sons, Lucy Williams-Connolly and Talgium Edwards
The exhibition 'Carved Out of Life: The next generation' features eggs held in the Koorie Heritage Trust's Collection alongside works from the Clinton Nain Collection, as well as new works by each of the artists in the show. Emu egg carving is an ancient tradition that has evolved over hundreds of generations in Australian Aboriginal communities. Beginning with etched eggs, used as water carriers and carved with implements like mussel shells, the tradition continues today with the next generation of artists adding to the rich, and diverse beauty of emu egg carving.
Exhibition dates: 23 July - 2 October 2016
This exhibtiion is supported by Creative Victoria, City of Melbourne, Australian Government Indigenous Culture Support and Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support and is sponsored by Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.
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