OPENING PARTY | WUBUUL BUII

Join us for the opening party of two exhibitions

Friday, 20 September 6:00PM
45 King Street, Bowen Hills. QLD
RSVP - All welcome to attend

Wubuul Buii - HOPEVALE x QUT FASHION COLLAB
Main Gallery

'Wubuul buii’ (meaning, 'together') is a young, cutting edge couture collection, created with art from the oldest culture on earth, the result of an exciting collaboration between the Hopevale Arts and Culture Centre in Far North Queensland and fashion design students at the Queensland University of Technology. The garments made from fabric printed with vibrant one of a kind bush dyes by Hopevale artists were showcased on the runway at the 2019 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair. 

artisan will also be hosting a pop-up of Hopevale products.

Emily Beckley - SUSUERI
Small Object Space

Emily Beckley is an artist based in Horn Island, Torres Strait, Queensland who belongs to the language groups Meriam Mir and Kala Lagaw Ya.  Her art is often concerned with reviving and maintaining cultural practice from her Meriam Mer ancestry. Beckley has drawn on her experiences, stories and history of her culture from her parents from the Meriam – Samsep of Mer and Panai of Mabuiag to create works in metal as a way to connect the past to the future.  According to Beckley, whilst the Torres Strait Islander art movement was famed for its warrior subject matter, her work was primarily concerned with showing a ‘softer, more romantic’ side of her culture.

FREE EVENT - Cash Bar

 

 

Images: Courtesy of Deelan Dolan






OTHER EVENTS

HOPEVALE POP-UP SHOP
HOPEVALE POP-UP SHOP

6 days only
Fri 20 Sept - Thurs 26 Sept

 

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IN CONVERSATION | CREATIVE COLLABORATIONS

Wubuul Buii: Hopevale x QUT Fashion Collab
21 September - 11:00AM - 12:00PM
artisan in 2019
artisan in 2019

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