Share treasured knowledge from four cultures of fiber and textile practice with expert women artists. This is a day for all to join in and exchange stories, culture and art. Bring your children too, everyone is welcome. Bring your own lunch or treat yourself to our café, bar, and restaurants.
About the Artists:
Libby Harward is a descendant of the Ngugi people of Mulgulpin in the Quandamooka (Moreton Island) area. She has reached national acclaim for her performance-based activism and public art projects.
Lisa Sorbie Martin is a proud Torres Strait Islander woman, renowned for her textiles, prints, sculptures and public art projects. Lisa connects art with storytelling to share culture.
Whatu Manawa is a local collective of textile artists who have brought Maori weaving practices to the Gold Coast. Learn how they weave intricate tukutuku to form Pataka.
Mary Elizabeth Barron returned to art later in life once her children grew up. Mary draws from a European tradition of specialising in creating delicate Bobbin Lace with recycled plastic bags.
Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts