Yarra/ Birrarung - Spirit in the City of Melbourne

Aunty Janet Turpie-Johnstone, a salt-water woman from Portland and Katie Roberts a non-Indigenous artist, have both been making work about the Yarra/Birrarung for many years; Aunty Janet Turpie-Johnstone through her PhD research and Katie Roberts for over the last fifteen years of her artistic practice.

This exhibition presents their two parallel artistic endeavours to listen to the land and the river. These paintings and works on paper convey the layered historical and contemporary stories of on Wurundjeri land and Melbourne/Narrm.

June 2022

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  • Saturday 25th
  • Sunday 26th
  • Wednesday 29th
  • Thursday 30th

July 2022

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  • Saturday 9th
  • Wednesday 13th
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  • Friday 15th
  • Saturday 16th
  • Wednesday 20th
  • Thursday 21st
  • Friday 22nd
  • Saturday 23rd


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