Ngala Wongga | Cultural significance of languages in the Goldfields

Ngala Wongga | Cultural significance of languages in the Goldfields

Country Arts WA

Installation

Country Arts WA

A photo exhibition and multimedia projection through floating layers of tulle fabric with exquisite and rare audio of Aboriginal Elders sharing stories and songs. By artists Martine Perret (photography & sound recording) and Jonathan Mustard (digital production technician, video and sound designer)

Ngala Wongga is an immersive & multi-sensorial installation of sound & image drawing attention to the need to preserve at-risk Indigenous languages in the Goldfields of WA by documenting the last handful of remaining speakers & their physical & cultural connection to their lands.

On show 4 – 25 Feb 2017, view weekdays 10-4.45, Saturday 12-4

LAUNCH EVENT 6:30pm WED 8 FEB rsvp to gallery@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

ARTIST TALK 2pm SATURDAY 11 FEB

www.gallerycentral.com.au/2017-ngala-wongga-cultural-significance-of-languages-in-the-goldfields-by-martine-perret-and-jonathan-mustard/

Venues

Gallery Central North Metro TAFE 12 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge

Feb 8, 2017 6.30pm 0403501644   Bookings

Gallery Central North Metro TAFE 12 Aberdeen Street, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Feb 11, 2017 2:00pm    

Gallery Central North Metro TAFE 12 Aberdeen Street, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Feb 4, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017 Multiple times available.    
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