Canberra Book launch – Yindyamarra Yambuwan book now available.

The first of a series of public events to launch the new book Yindyamarra Yambuwan published by Sharing and Learning will be held in Canberra with special guests including Dr Uncle Stan Grant Sr AM. 12.30pm, Tuesday 11th of April 2017 Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture 15 Blackall Street, Barton, ACT This beautiful new full colour book is now available. Yindyamarra Yambuwan, based on the film about the Wiradjuri way of life centred on the concept of Yindyamarra, often translated as respect. However, itRead more

Lots of things happening

Lots of things are happening under the bonnet which will be revealed in time. Since the last post we have had one trip to Menindee with Aunty Joyce Hampton, senior Ngyampaa elder, working on the book of her life story. We head off on another adventure to Lake Cargelligo shortly. The nature of this project is quite personal but Aunty Joyce did say we can post a couple of photos here. The crew at Trida. Toni Lee, Aunty Joyce’s Granddaughter, DebRead more

airport slideshow

Aunty Sandy Warren (b1942, Wiradjuri), Aunty Joyce Hampton (b1933, Ngiyampaa), Aunty Lorraine Tye (b1950, Wiradjuri), and Jonathan Jones (b1978, Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi), Wagga Wagga weaving welcome 2013; stained sandblasted glass: Wiradjuri welcome by Uncle Stan Grant; installation view Wagga Wagga Regional Airport, Wagga Wagga; commissioned by Wagga Wagga City Council; photograph Bernard Sullivan and Nives Zalokar; courtesy the artists   Read more

Wagga Airport Weaving Welcome

Last year we were privileged to be invited to be part of the Wagga Wagga weaving welcome 2013, airport art project which has resulted in impressive stained sand blasted glass created from the weavings of local Indigenous artists by Wiradjuri elders, Aunty Sandy Warren and Aunty Lorraine Tye, and Ngiyampaa elder Aunty Joyce Hampton, together with Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones. Sharing and Learning was responsible for taking photos of the artists’ weavings that were used on the glass, creating portfoliosRead more