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Time & Date

Wed to Sat 10am – 5pm; Sun 1 – 5pm
From: Saturday, 15 Jun 2019
To: Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019

Here, there and back again is a survey exhibition of the life works of senior Noongar artist Desmond Woodley.

Encompassing his lived experiences – through time at New Norcia mission as a child, to working on cattle stations and travelling the vast state of Western Australia – Desmond’s works are powerful and haunting, conveying his perception of life and place.

Presented by DADAA and Ellenbrook Arts, Here, there and back again brings together a collection of works by a prolific artist, whose depiction of country and beings are like no other.

The exhibition is curated by Esther McDowell (Kickett)

VENUE: 34 Main Street, Ellenbrook.
DATES: Exhibition runs 15 June to 31 July 2019.
TIMES: Wednesdays to Saturdays, 10am – 5pm; Sundays, 1 – 5pm.

You can also view Desmond’s works in a film and light installation at Yagan Square as part of NAIDOC week, thanks to Screenwest and MRA, and as a permanent mural in the Market Place.

Here, there and back again is supported by the Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries.

Image: Desmond Woodley, Old Man Emu, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 76 x 102cm. Courtesy Colin and Holly Story.

DADAA respectfully acknowledges the Whadjuk and Yued people of the Noongar nation and the Southern Yamatji Peoples, the traditional owners of the land upon which DADAA operates. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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