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June 2021

Free

Boonkaj – emerging: art from the Kimberley

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AWST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 26, 2021

King Street Arts Centre, 357 Kings Street Perth Western Australia Australia

This new exhibition offers a viewpoint into contemporary art from two Aboriginal-owned art centres in the Kimberley, Waringarri and Kira Kiro. It is a unique celebration of the vibrancy of Aboriginal art, specifically showcasing emerging talent. Waringarri in Kununurra is the first wholly indigenous owned art centre established in the Kimberley, and one of Australia’s oldest continuously operating art centres. It includes Kira Kiro Art Centre in Kalumburu on the north Kimberley coast, one of WA’s most remote communities. These…

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Free

Boonkaj closing event

June 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm AWST
King Street Arts Centre, 357 Kings Street Perth Western Australia Australia

Join art curators Emilia Galatis and Sandra Murray for an insightful talk on the art of the Kimberley and the art centres that feature in the exhibition Boonkaj - emerging: art from the Kimberley. Emilia is a curator, art consultant, cultural producer and Indigenous arts development specialist who works to strengthen, and support, community-led contemporary artistic practice for artists and their arts organisations. Sandra is one of WA’s leading art curators and the curator of Boonkaj. She has a depth…

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