Kurlkayima Ngatha – Remember Me, Courthouse Gallery, Port Hedland

Exploring links between botany, land, and cultural identity, Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me is an exhibition examining Pilbara Aboriginal societies’ methodology of plant use and knowledge systems. Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me encompasses a range of art forms resulting from a project developed in partnership with IBN Corporation and the Yinhawangka, Banyjima, and Nyiyaparli people, and proudly supported by BHP Billiton. Participating artists include Fiona Foley, Eunice Napanangka Jack and Philippa Nikulinsky AM.

Exhibiting alongside is a solo exhibition of hand painted linocut prints from local artist Amanda Firenze Pentney, My Town, inspired by the last ten years spent living in Port Hedland. The artist combines familiar scenes of Hedland life with personal stories from her time as a resident; giving visitors a glimpse into community life and locals the opportunity to connect over shared experience.

Join us for the opening event on: Friday June 24th, 6pm
Members preview at 5pm
Exhibition runs until August

To be opened by:
Tony McRae, CEO, IBN Corporation
Lorraine Injie, IBN Corporation Chairperson
with Chris Cottier, Manager Communities,
Iron Ore Corporate Affairs, BHP Billiton as MC.

Please RSVP by June 22nd
mail@courthousegallery.com.au | (08) 9173 1064

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Location & Contact

Courthouse Gallery
16 Edgar Street
Port Hedland

FORM
Sharmila Wood

Map

More info

http://www.form.net.au/project/courthouse-gallery/

Participating Artists