kanalaritja: An Unbroken String

kanalaritja: An Unbroken String

From 19.03. to 29.04.2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Save to calendar

At  WA Museum Kalgoorlie-Boulder
17 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie WA 6430, Australia

Cost: Free

Categories: Arts and Cultural Events


Sat 10 Mar 2018 – Sun 29 Apr 2018

10:00am – 3:00pm

Museum of the GoldfieldsThe Museum of the Goldfields is proud to host a national touring exhibition from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) focused on shell-stringing, one of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community’s most culturally significant and closely-guarded traditions.kanalaritja: An Unbroken String features a variety of beautiful, delicate and rare shell necklaces, created by Tasmanian Aboriginal Ancestors in the 1800s, and acclaimed makers of today, as well as a new wave of stringers who had the opportunity to learn the tradition through the luna tunapri (women’s knowledge) cultural revitalisation project.kanalaritja: An Unbroken String is a culmination of the journey of cultural renewal, while also celebrating the generations of makers who have sustained this uniquely Tasmanian Aboriginal cultural practice.The exhibition is accompanied by a dedicated publication featuring a range of essays and photographs, aiming to build awareness and provide a definitive account of the unique cultural practice of shell stringing.A Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) touring exhibition.This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.

2018-03-19 10:00:00
2018-04-29 15:00:00