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Gallery Report

Djamu Gallery

Australia

Benjamin Genocchio


CHRISTINA WIRIHANA, YVONNE KOOLMATRIE AND VIRGINIA KAISER, Djamu Weaving, 1998, flax, 780 x 130 cm, woven for the opening of Djamu Gallery. Photograph lan Hobbs

There are countless stories and layers of history embedded in the foundations and stone walls of Customs House at Circular Quay in Sydney. Built on land appropriated from the indigenous Eora people of the area, it is the site of the landing of the First Fleet in Australia and the place where the Union Jack was first raised in the young…

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