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Barkandji Man – Eddy Harris

November 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - January 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Barkandji Man – Eddy Harris

18 November 2016 – 29 January 2017
Opening Friday 18 November 2016 at 6pm
Using painting, woodcarving and ceramics, Eddy Harris tells his story of his life, his people and his land as a proud Aboriginal man of the Barkandji people.
Harris reflects on his time growing up in Wilcannia, on the banks of the Darling River where his grandparents, parents, aunties and uncles taught him the culture of the Barkandji. Where to find bushfood and medicine, environmental conditions of the land, sacred sites, hunting and gathering techniques, tool-making and most importantly, kinship inspires Harris’s work in this solo show Barkandji Man.

Image: Eddy Harris, Campfire Gathering, Acrylic on Canvas, 100cm x 100cm

 

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Start:
November 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
End:
January 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
404–408 Argent St
Broken Hill, NSW 2880 Australia
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Phone:
(08) 8080 3440
Website:
www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au