PAST NAIDOC WEEK CELEBRATIONS
Our NAIDOC Week exhibition and in-person celebrations have had to be post-poned, but we will continue to celebrate online!
Take a look through some of our NAIDOC Week projects from past years below.
DYARRA MURRAMA GUWING - THE SUN SETTING RED
4 November - 5 December 2020
Contemporary, site-specific artworks focusing on land care, the natural environment and healing from a matrilineal Aboriginal perspective.
Curated and produced to commemorate NAIDOC Week 2020. Part of Lane Cove Council’s Festival by the River program.
Proudly sponsored by Lane Cove Council and URM Group.
Curators: Rachael Kiang and Kyra Kum-Sing
Artists Nadeena Dixon and Carmen Glynn Braun and curators Kyra Kum-Sing and Rachael Kiang discuss matrilineal storytelling on the issues of landcare and healing through the practice of Contemporary Art and the importance of exhibitions as a shared space to forge understanding.
THE HIDDEN GARDEN
Travis De Vries
23 May - 29 June 2019
The Hidden Garden is a narrative driven exhibition based on the Adam and Eve fable with a different take - from the lens of the Indigenous experience. It features paintings, photographs, drawings, soundscape and site-specific installations developed from Travis’ two residencies in 2018- at Australian Museum and Gallery Lane Cove.
This exhibtion was proudly supported by Lane Cove Council and part of Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios' Artist in Residence porgram.
Travis De Vries, Forbid, The Storyteller, 2019, acrylic and collage on canvas. Image courtesy the artist
Travis De Vries on his exhibition The Hidden Garden at Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios for NAIDOC Week 2019.
Travis De Vries, Shrine; Forbid ;and The Hidden Garden, 2019, mixed media, bone, canvas, rock, moss, plants, wood, found objects, The Bible. Image courtesy the artist
Travis De Vries, She Wasn't Kicked Out, She Left, 2019, acrylic and collage on canvas. Image courtesy the artist