Acknowledgement of Country


Bayadyinyang budyari Dharug yiyura Dharug Ngurra.
Bayady’u budyari Dharug Warunggadgu baranyiin barribugu.
Bayady’u budyari wagulgu yiyuragu Ngurra bimalgu Blacktown City. Flannel flowers dyurali bulbuwul.
Yanmannyang mudayi Dharug Ngurrawa. Walama ngyini budbud dali Dharug Ngurra Dharug yiyura baranyiin barribugu.


We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this Land, the Dharug people, and their continued connection to Country.
We pay our respects to Elders from yesterday to tomorrow.
We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Blacktown City where the flannel flowers still grow proud and strong.
We will walk softly on this land and open our hearts to Country as the Dharug people have for tens of thousands of years.

Cuts, Fades & Shades with Charles Lomu

As part of the Garage Barbershop project at Blacktown Arts Centre, Charles Lomu has mentored a group of young men – dubbed the ‘Original 5’ – in barbering as a craft, a culture and a potential career.

Charles and his young apprentices are now manning a pop-up barbershop at Blacktown Arts Centre every day during the exhibition!

These sessions are free. Bookings essential.Garage Barbershop is presented in partnership with Information and Cultural Exchange.Exhibition | Garage Barbershop
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Exhibition Dates | Thursday, 11 May 2017 – Saturday, 3 June 2017Photograph
Harold David

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