Bunarm Bologaman wahl Bundjalung
An exhibition supported by Arts Northern Rivers of new works by male Bundjalung artists
On November 2nd, Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative in Leichhardt, Sydney, will host the opening of Bunarm Bologaman wahl Bundjalung, an exhibition of art by leading Bundjalung artists.
The Bundjalung nation are the original custodians of northern coastal areas of New South Wales, and this exhibition will present new works by 8 male artists; Noel Charlie Caldwell, Clarence Luke Close, Anthony (Tule) Gordon, Burri Jerome, Gilbert Laurie, Oral Roberts, Jai Walker and Lewis Walker.
Arts Northern Rivers assisted the group in applying for funding and assisting in other key management procedures, such as helping to source wholesale art materials, pricing and art courier services. The project was initiated by artist tutor Jan Levy from ACE North Coast Inc. for artists who were at the mid-career phase of their arts practice.
The Governor of NSW, her Excellency, Professor Marie Bashir, AC, CVO will officially open the show, that will showcase artistic interpretations men’s stories and celebrate the culture of Bunjalung Country. There will be performances at the opening by Lewis Walker and Anthony Gordon, and an artist talk taking place the following day.