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NAIDOC Week Community Art Project at Hawaiian’s Forrestfield

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Hawaiian’s Forrestfield will celebrate NAIDOC Week through interactive community art projects with local Indigenous artists. Celebrated across Australia, NAIDOC Week recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The project aims to celebrate the diversity and richness of Indigenous history and culture through community collaboration. Celebrated Noongar artist Seantelle Walsh will undertake commissioned artworks at Hawaiian’s Forrestfield, inviting shoppers and community members to collaborate in their art piece.

Collectively, with all individual pieces placed together, the art display will reflect this year’s NAIDOC Week theme: Voice. Treaty. Truth.

Times/dates: 8th July – 11th July, 10 am – 1 pm

Artist in Residence: Seantelle Walsh

Seantelle is a celebrated Noongar artist that has been involved with many arts projects. One recent project involved her working with Key Asset; an organisation that provides family environments for children and young people and Rocky Bay; disability service provider a book called, Visiting My Mob (Koorliny Djinanginy Moort). Seantelle produce illustrations for the story, including painting an artwork for the cover. 

*Note that you will be able to collect your artwork once the project is over.

When?

10.00am Monday, July 08 – 1.00pm Thursday, July 11

Where?

Hawaiian's Forrestfield
20 Strelitzia Ave
Forrestfield, Western Australia

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