“We, as Aboriginal women, need to keep going with shell stringing, otherwise it could become a dying art” – Aunty Corrie Fullard, Senior Shell Stringer
From 22 February – 20 April 2019 Blacktown Arts will present kanalaritja: An Unbroken String – an exhibition and series of workshops that celebrates the generations of makers who have sustained the uniquely Tasmanian Aboriginal cultural practice of making rare and delicate shell necklaces.
Watch this short film to learn more about the project that culminated in this upcoming touring exhibition from Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
kanalaritja: An Unbroken String
22 February – 20 April 2019
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre
Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm