Barangga - First Nations Design

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Barangga - First Nations Design

Barangga - First Nations Design

Monday 12 June 2023, 12:00pm-5:00pm (Every day, until 30 Jul. 2023)

UNSW Galleries, Cnr of Oxford St and Greens Rd, Paddington


'Barangga' is a Dharawal word meaning 'large vessel' or 'island'.

It speaks to the significance of design and making in First Nations practices, while embodying the notion of bringing people together and holding space for community.

The exhibition and accompanying program of workshops celebrates design and making practices as a vital form of cultural knowledge in First Nations Communities across Australia.

The project considers the ongoing importance of preserving material culture and renewing cultural practices; connections with Country; Community consultation and collaboration; and intergenerational knowledge exchange.

This is an exhibition and a workspace, activated through a series of making workshops offering a space to create, share, and learn throughout the exhibition period.

The project is led by UNSW Professor of Practice, UNSW Galleries Advisory board member, and multi-disciplinary creative Nicole Monks.

Presented by UNSW Galleries in partnership with UNSW Art & Design. Approval was granted from the La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council to use language in the project title.



Two wheelchair access parking spots in the university car park, entry at Gate 3 via Greens Rd near Albion Avenue.
Metered parking is available on Napier St and Greens Rd near Albion Ave.
Limited street parking is available on Oxford St.

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Cost: UNSW Galleries, Gallery Assistant 02 8936 0888 Visit website

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