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cross-currents: from island to mainland

Gold Coast Indigenous Artist Camp, South Stradbroke Island 2017

The blissful passage journey across to South Stradbroke Island can be challenging to any local boatie, particularly when there are conflicting tidal movements and cross-current winds.

This is the beginning creative process for the selected artist camp participants who were transported to the natural beauty of South Stradbroke Island where creativity, collaboration, and sharing of yarns and skills took place.

Lead Artists: Judy Watson and Rick Roser

Stringers/Mentors: Elisa Jane Carmichael and Carol McGregor

Guest Artist and Elder: Joyce Watson

Participating artists: Claire Agale, Glenn Barry, Glennys Briggs, Libby Harward, Alicia Jones, Kiana Larkins, Bryce Moran, Lisa Sorbie Martin, Jason Murphy, Dylan Sarra and Neville Torrisheba

Contributing Artists: John Graham and Donna Page

Exhibition Curator: Carol McGregor


Public Programs

Little ArtLab | Nature Play
Wed 11 Oct |10am | ArtLab | $10

ArtLab | Nature Art
Sat 14 Oct | 10am & 1pm | ArtLab | From $10

Exhibition Closing Event 
Sat Nov 4 | 3pm | Foyer Gallery | Free

A City of Gold Coast initiative, in partnership with Gold Coast City Gallery.

Judy Watson leading day 1 art classes with artists, 20 March 2017. Image courtesy of City of Gold Coast.
Bryce Moran & Neville Torrisheba installing stingray sculpture, 22 March 2017. Image courtesy of City of Gold Coast.
Lisa Sorbie Martin, Ancestors Waiting (detail), 2017, mixed media. Image courtesy of Carol McGregor
Gold Coast Indigenous Artist Camp, South Stradbroke Island Camp 2017

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