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Threads aims to acknowledge strong women and create an understanding about the transition and innovation of First Nations peoples cultural knowledge and practices. 

The exhibition will focus on Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ living cultures and how people continue to adapt traditional techniques and material, re-interpret forms and maintain the process of passing on traditional knowledge and cultural practices.  

will showcase Queensland born and Brisbane based artist Elisa Jane Carmichael and demonstrate how her arts practice creates threads that gives us a pathway to creating awareness about the depth of First Nation’s Peoples textile making in Australia and symbolic of interwoven, intergenerational knowledge. Threads is not only an imagining of what First Nations weaving would be like without interruption, but an opportunity to learn from previous generations and passing on knowledge to a new generation.

Event Details

01 May 2020 - 05 October 2020
Level 2 Exhibition Space