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Legacy: Reflections on Mabo celebrates the man behind the game-changing Native Title Act, Eddie Koiki Mabo through bringing together a selection of works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in the spirit of reconciliation, twenty-nine years after the historic achievement.
Burrinja is the only Victorian venue on the national tour and is hosting a dual delivery of the works
Digital experience: 31 October 2020 - 27 February 2021
Burrinja Gallery: 20 January 2021 - 27 February 2021
To explore the exhibition & upcoming public program please visit https://exhibitions.burrinja.org.au
Gail Mabo in Conversation
Join Gail Mabo, exhibiting artists Jo Lankester and Ron McBurnie for a discussion on creating works for Legacy, their reflections on the process and project. Followed by Q&A with audience questions.
Friday 15th January 2021
12pm VIC time (11am QLD time)
"Rays of Mer"
Make a stingray from ghostnet with Legacy exhibition artist Marion Gaemers. Take inspiration from the sea life surrounding the home of Eddie Mabo; the Island of Mer.
Produced by Marion Gaemers & Karen Williams for Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts
Image: Arone Meeks, Mabo 25 & Big Wet Community, 2018. Painting on canvas, 183 x 62 cm. Photo: Carl Warner.