The Native Institute

Collection Details: The Native Institute

The Native Institute was established in Blacktown in 1823 and is a profound symbol of race relations and cross cultural interaction in Australia. The exhibition and artists’ Read More…

The Native Institute

The Native Institute

THE NATIVE INSTITUTE EXHIBITION: @ BlackTown Arts Centre,  Saturday 13th July continues to 21st Septemper. SITES OF EXPERIMENTATION: The Native Institute Site, 11am-12pm continues to 20th July Read More…

White Washed

White Washed

It was an upsetting experience when first visiting the site of The Native Institute, yet after the completing the work for the exhibition and going back to Read More…

Bible Install

Bible Install

The black triangle repeats the old church’s frame, with the artist books collection embraced under its roof.

Install at Blacktown Arts Centre

Install at Blacktown Arts Centre

The old church that is now The Blacktown Arts Centre embraced this exhibition perfectly.

Good Intentions

Good Intentions

“Good Intentions” and 2.”Blackstown, Ghost Town” these two pieces use hand embroider linens soaked in tea then stained with coffee, paper collage and tacks that pierce the Read More…

Blackstown Ghost Town

Blackstown Ghost Town

“Good Intentions” and 2.”Blackstown, Ghost Town” these two pieces use hand embroider linens soaked in tea then stained with coffee, paper collage and tacks that pierce the Read More…

Work Horse

Work Horse

“Work Horse” constructed by weaving together a smelly old collar used to harness work horses and raffia, this work has a more personal response as I acknowledge Read More…

Tears to be Civilised 1

Tears to be Civilised 1

Given my interests in things hand made I have been pulled towards The Natives Institutes’s training of young girls in the civilised skills such as needle work. Read More…

Tears to be Civilised 2

Tears to be Civilised 2

Given my interests in things hand made I have been pulled towards The Natives Institutes’s training of young girls in the civilised skills such as needle work. Read More…

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