LMG Event Details

Home On Country

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Date: Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 13 April 2017
Time: See opening hours
Cost: Free
Venue: Hurstville Museum & Gallery
14 MacMahon St, Hurstville
Bookings: 9330 6444 or museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au

Home on Country is an exhibition of works by Sydney-based photographer Sarah Rhodes featuring Indigenous Elders wearing thier language group's possum skin cloak. The images celebrate the role of the possum skin cloak in strengthening cultural identity, connection to Cpountry and the Elders' pride in the revitalisation of this traditional cultural symbol. The exhibition consists of photographs, a baby possum skin cloak from Yorta Yorta artist Trehna Hamm and a video portrait by Sarah Rhodes.