Totem poles & Dreaming

The next exhibition opens Wednesday 2nd April @ 6.30pm at Fairview ArtSpace

Kay Booker from Marangaroo brings her totem poles to Mudgee.

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“Totem Poles in many cultures have numerous symbolic representational meanings. For me the totem pole represents unity – ability to represent paths achieved within one’s life time – dignity, accomplishments, prestige, adventures, stories, rights and prerogatives” by Kay Booker.

The shapes and textures of these pieces add a storyline of their own. The three dimensional ceramic forms and glazes make for very compelling works.

Kay’s work is supported by a collection of well recognized Australian Indigenous artists.Close-up

Gloria Petyarre, Betty Mbitjana, Lily Cambell Napangardi, Dorothy Napangardi, Willy Tjungurrayi,  Louise Numina, Michael Huddleston are all represented in this showing.

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Awelye Bush Melon

The narrative and the connection with the land makes them a perfect fit.

 Inta (rockholes) at Pilla Tjintjin

Alice Namatjara
Inta (rockholes) at Pilla Tjintj

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