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MUMGARR (mend/sewn): Retaining Australia’s First Nation’s adornment workshop with Chantal Henley

Join textile designer Chantal Henley in this weaving adornment workshop that highlights the significance of retaining First Nations design fundamentals and how those techniques continue to inspire and survive many mainstream trends, fads and fictions.

Participants will work under Chantal’s guidance to create one-off woven adornments translated through sustainable resources and techniques.

*MUMGARR (sewn/mend) is from the Yugambeh language group of South East Queensland & the Bundjalung language group of Northern New South Wales. Spelling may vary in some communities.  

About Chantal Henley

Chantal Henley is a textile designer from the Ngugi/Mununjali clans of South East Queensland. Currently based in the Riverland (South Australia) she is known for her First Nations textile and woven adornment in both Fashion & Costume Design.

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Chantal Henley, K I N D R E D (2017)

Photo: Tim Ashton (detail)

(L - R) Carleah Flinders,Nauma Wren, Perry Mooney, Jarron Andy, Thalia Brown, Shantel Miskin Ripia, Adrienne Verevis, Taaliah Markos, Rhondell Williams, Yazzie Jean Bingarape.

Image courtesy of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair


Event starts
Sunday 22 April, 2018
Event Ends
Sunday 22 April, 2018
Venue Address
45 King Street, Bowen Hills

Brisbane, Brisbane

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