Western Australia PUBLIC TALK: The Noongar women dollmakers of Narrogin at 20 years

Nalda Searles will be giving a talk on Noongar Aboriginal womens’ art…

 

 

PUBLIC TALK:
  The Noongar women dollmakers of Narrogin at 20 years

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:00 - Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA

Nalda Seares
Join us to hear textile artist Nalda Searles share her knowledge of the
Narrogin dollmakers, on Friday 22 November 2013, 1pm at the Lawrence
Wilson Art Gallery.

Nalda Seares will talk about Joyce Winsley’s sculptures in Guildford
grass, drawing from her 20 years of engagement with the Narrogin
community and her extensive experience working with textiles and natural
materials.

Searles, with Pantjiti Mary Mclean, conducted the first doll making
workshops in Narrogin in the early 1990s and since then has seen the
practice flourish into a vibrant local tradition.

 WHEN: Friday 22 November 2013 | 1pm WHERE: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery,
UWA COST: Free event. RSVP Essential.  REGISTER: http://narrogindolls-
uwacal.eventbrite.com ENQUIRIES: (08) 6488 3707 or lwag@uwa.edu.au

This event forms part of the Public Program of events accompanying the
exhibition 'People who you can't meet face to face: The Australian doll'
from the Cruthers Collection of Women's Art at the Lawrence Wilson Art
Gallery. The exhibition runs until 14 December 2013.

More info:  http://www.lwgallery.uwa.edu.au/exhibitions/australiandoll

URL: http://www.lwgallery.uwa.edu.au/publicprogram#dollmakers

For more information:
  Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
  lwag@uwa.edu.au
  (08) 6488 3707

Starts       : Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:00
Ends         : Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:45

RSVP Required.

Last Updated : Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:18
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