Healing land, remembering Country: Opening event
To celebrate the opening of Tony Albert’s art installation, Healing land, remembering Country, at Elizabeth Farm, and NAIDOC Week 2020: Always was, always will be, we invite you to join us for this free event.
Experience Tony Albert’s artwork focused on the rejuvenation and healing of land, participate in a ‘memory exchange’ seed planting activity, learn traditional weaving techniques and explore the house and gardens.
Please note that our onsite tea rooms are currently closed. During this time you are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the lush gardens.
Register now via Sydney Living Museums website.
Image: 'Healing land, remembering Country', Tony Albert, 2020. Installation view for the 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020), Cockatoo Island. Commissioned by the Biennale of Sydney with generous support from the Australia Council for the Arts and Create NSW, and generous assistance from the Medich Foundation. Courtesy the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney. Hand-woven baskets by: Bula’bula Arts – Evonne Munuyngu; Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts – Dolly Dhimburra Bidingal, Joyce Milpuna Bidingal, Mary Dhapalany, Mavis Marrkula Djuliping, Linda Gagati, Caroline Gulmindilly, Kathy Guyula, Helen Djaypila Guyula, Meredith Marika; Numbulwar Numburindi Arts – Nicola Wilfred; Tjanpi Desert Weavers – Munatji Brumby, Maureen Cullinan, Niningka Lewis, Puna Yanima. Photograph: Zan Wimberley.