Frock On 2021! Exhibition and Awards Night

We invite you to come and celebrate handprinted fabrics + creativity! Join Ikuntji Artists & FFF at the Frock On 2021 exhibition + Awards

Event Details:

Date and time
Sat., 7 August 2021

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm ACST

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Location
Songlines                                                                                                                                                                                                                          55 Stuart Highway, Stuart Park, NT 0820

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Featuring 50+ amazing garments and accessories ranging from baby rompers to silk cocktail frocks. The event will include screening of a virtual runway and presentation of 10 Awards.

The Frock On project brought together 28 talented makers/fabric aficionados from around Australia and the USA and 70+ metres of fabulous hand-printed fabric designed and produced by Ikuntji Artists.

Flying Fox Fabrics played cupid and brought the parties together and undertook project facilitation. It’s all been in gestation since February 2021 and the Awards Event is culmination of hundreds of hours of work and creativity by dozens of people. Follow progress on #frockon2021

The event will be broadcast live (on Zoom) and will include a screening of the virtual runway in a film created by Nicholas Goldhurst of NG Photographics.

Event and exhibition hosted by Songlines, on Larrakia Country. We pay our respects to Traditional Owners past, present and future.

Please join us for the runway video and Awards presentation from 5 pm. Formalities commence at 5.30 pm.

Non-alcoholic drinks and nibbles will be served.

The event is free, however the physical event it is ticketed to ensure we do not exceed capacity for social distancing.

Maximum 2 tickets per booking

If you book ticket(s) and will not be able to use them, please notify us.

All clothing belongs to Ikuntji Artists (Haasts Bluff) and the fabric designs were created by the following artists:

Keturah Zimran, Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon, Mavis Nampitjinpa Marks, Eunice Napanangka Jack, Mitjili Napurrula, Leonie Kamutu and Lisa Multa.

Creatives:

Marcia Russell – Black Cat Couture NT
Carmel Ryan NT
Sue Catt SA
Meredith Rice SA
Joan Stanley SA
Nicole Simpson Mobile Alabama USA
Olga Bruykevets – Ossum Slow Fashion Brand NT
Sarah Pondevie – Pattern Union QLD
Susie Collings – Twirl Girl Boutique Vic
Carolyn Smith WA
Cara Baillie Vic
Michele Truscott Vic
Vanessa Mallard Vic
Gretchen Stolte WA
Fiona Garrett-Benson QLD
Louise Thorsen QLD
Simone Edney NT
Indriani Tungka NSW
Alice Van Meurs (Sutton) – Edition the Label ACT
Carolyn Dowley WA
Lian Hingee Vic
Anna Reynolds NT
Louise Hardy – Hello Chook NT
Bonnie Short NT
Ebony Williams/Costa NT
Nathalia Perez Alfonso NT
Deanne McEwen NT
Joanna Barrkman NT (who bucked convention and made a lampshade)

Awards will be given in the following categories:

Gorgeousness (use of color)
Fabulousness (sheer over-the-top-ness)
Surprise (well, we didn’t think of that)
Comfort (yes please)
Strategic (minimal use of fabric, maximum impact)
Feature of fabric design (oh, that’s an amazing print!)
Innovation (that’s a great idea)
Fun (if it makes us smile)
Chic (ooh lala)
Je ne sais quoi (you work it out)

Location & Contact

Songlines
55 Stuart Highway, Stuart Park NT 0820

flying Fox Fabrics

More info

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/frock-on-2021-exhibition-opening-awards-tickets-163348568967

Participating Artists