YARRA / BIRRARUNG
Spirit in the City of Melbourne | An exhibition of parallel perspectives
Aunty Janet Turpie-Johnstone, a salt-water woman from Portland and Katie Roberts a non-Indigenous artist, have both been making work about the Yarra/Birrarung for many years; Aunty Janet Turpie-Johnstone through her PhD research and Katie Roberts for over the last fifteen years of her artistic practice.
This exhibition presents their two parallel artistic endeavours to listen to the land and the river. These paintings and works on paper convey the layered historical and contemporary stories of on Wurundjeri land and Melbourne/Narrm.
Thu 23 June @ 6.30pm
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(left) Aunty Janet Turpie-Johnston, Marvellous Melbourne- The Liveable City, 2022
(Right) Katie Roberts, Stolen Land, 2022