SEARCH LATEST NEWS


Featured News

 

 

Call for new artwork in CBCityhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/call-for-new-artwork-in-cbcity1Call for new artwork in CBCity2018-11-12T13:00:00Z
Decorating for Christmashttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/decorating-for-christmasDecorating for Christmas2018-11-12T13:00:00Z
Thousands to join No Excuse for Abuse Marchhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/thousands-to-join-no-excuse-for-abuse-marchThousands to join No Excuse for Abuse March2018-11-12T13:00:00Z
War memorial for indigenous war heroeshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/war-memorial-for-indigenous-war-heroesWar memorial for indigenous war heroes2018-11-10T13:00:00Z
Business Walk and Talk engages ownershttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/business-walk-and-talk-engages-ownersBusiness Walk and Talk engages owners2018-11-05T13:00:00Z
CBCity wins state awardhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/cbcity-wins-state-awardCBCity wins state award2018-10-29T13:00:00Z
Free AUSLAN training for local youthhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/free-auslan-training-for-local-youthFree AUSLAN training for local youth2018-10-29T13:00:00Z
Business networking spooktacularhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/business-networking-spooktacularBusiness networking spooktacular2018-10-22T13:00:00Z
Exotic animals banned in Canterbury-Bankstownhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/exotic-animals-banned-in-canterbury-bankstownExotic animals banned in Canterbury-Bankstown2018-10-16T13:00:00Z
Australia Day Award nominationshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/australia-day-award-nominations1Australia Day Award nominations2018-10-15T13:00:00Z
Canterbury Town Centre upgrade underwayhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/canterbury-town-centre-upgrade-underwayCanterbury Town Centre upgrade underway2018-10-14T13:00:00Z
Cyber security tips a must at Safety Expohttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/cyber-security-tips-a-must-at-safety-expoCyber security tips a must at Safety Expo2018-10-08T13:00:00Z
Work to start on Parry Park upgradehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/work-to-start-on-parry-park-upgrade1Work to start on Parry Park upgrade2018-10-08T13:00:00Z
Making play fairerhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/making-play-fairerMaking play fairer2018-09-25T14:00:00Z
Big drop in domestic violencehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/big-drop-in-domestic-violenceBig drop in domestic violence2018-09-24T14:00:00Z
Religious leaders gather for peacehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/religious-leaders-gather-for-peaceReligious leaders gather for peace2018-09-17T14:00:00Z
More than 250 projects finished in three monthshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/more-than-250-projects-finished-in-three-monthsMore than 250 projects finished in three months2018-09-10T14:00:00Z
Director's final showcasehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/directors-final-showcaseDirector's final showcase2018-09-10T14:00:00Z
Capital Works all mapped outhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/capital-works-all-mapped-outCapital Works all mapped out2018-08-28T14:00:00Z
Mayor calls for Commission of Inquiryhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/mayor-calls-for-commission-of-inquiryMayor calls for Commission of Inquiry2018-08-28T14:00:00Z
Sports Minister agrees to meet on velodromehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/sports-minister-agrees-to-meet-on-velodromeSports Minister agrees to meet on velodrome2018-08-28T14:00:00Z
Biodiversity Monthhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/biodiversity-monthBiodiversity Month2018-08-27T14:00:00Z
CBCity saves 19-tonne from landfillhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/cbcity-saves-19-tonne-from-landfillCBCity saves 19-tonne from landfill2018-08-27T14:00:00Z
CPR course could save a lifehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/free-cpr-course-for-pool-ownersCPR course could save a life2018-08-27T14:00:00Z
Talented youth recognised in awardshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/youth-recognised-in-awardsTalented youth recognised in awards2018-08-20T14:00:00Z
Jobs and Skills Expohttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/jobs-and-skills-expoJobs and Skills Expo2018-08-14T14:00:00Z
Dunbar gives back after successhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/dunbar-gives-back-after-successDunbar gives back after success2018-08-14T14:00:00Z
Councillor joins sleep-outhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/councillor-joins-sleep-outCouncillor joins sleep-out2018-08-05T14:00:00Z
Win a car at charity dinnerhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/win-a-car-at-charity-dinnerWin a car at charity dinner2018-07-31T14:00:00Z
CBCity reduces plasticshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/cbcity-reduces-plasticsCBCity reduces plastics2018-07-31T14:00:00Z

Childhood memories exhibited

Childhood memories exhibited Aboriginal Elders from the City of Canterbury Bankstown have used childhood memories to create ceramic works for an exhibition at Bankstown Arts Centre. No  

Aboriginal Elders from the City of Canterbury Bankstown have used childhood memories to create ceramic works for an exhibition at Bankstown Arts Centre.

The Barambah: Cherbourg exhibition showcases more than 50 ceramic artworks, representing the Cherbourg Mission, in Queensland. The artworks is based on the childhood memories of Lorna Morgan and Gloria Peronchik, two local Elders, who grew up on the mission.

Exhibition facilitator and ceramic artist, Diamando Koutsellis, said the exhibition is a unique view into the very personal experiences of some of our local Aboriginal community.

"The town of Cherbourg, located in south-east Queensland and formerly known as Barambah, was founded as a settlement for Aboriginal people in the early 1900s," Ms Koutsellis said.

"As we know, the Stolen Generation saw many Aboriginal children forcibly removed from their homes. There were many children, and even adults, settled in the then-Barambah Mission.

"It’s taken nine months of creativity, passion and memories – both good and bad – to put this installation together. I encourage residents to come along, take a look and soak in some history lessons from a very different perspective."

Local Elders who helped Ms Morgan and Ms Peronchik, include Beverley Gilmartin, Louise Perriman, Margaret Foat, Lyn Martin, Lola Simmons and John Simmons.

Barambah: Cherbourg was launched on Tuesday 29 May, to commemorate National Sorry Day. It also includes a video installation of images and interviews with the Elders compiled by local artist Fadle El Harris. It is located in the Studio 1 Gallery at the Arts Centre and will run until Friday 29 June.

There is lots more happening at Bankstown Arts Centre, with upcoming and continuing events and activities including:

• An exhibition of work by 86-year-old artist Barbara Barber and Pamela Maldonado in the Incubate Gallery – open until Friday 29 June;

• The second Garageworks event – a monthly music night, featuring Western Sydney musicians – on Friday 29 June (7-10pm);

• Craft Circle – learn jewellery making, knitting, crocheting, paper craft and hand sewing, every Tuesday (11am-12.30pm) and Friday (10.30am-noon) until 29 June;

• World Music Choir rehearsals - every Monday during the school term (6.30-8pm), until 2 July;

• Just Photography – learn to perfect your photo-taking abilities and related digital processing skills – every Wednesday (11am-1pm) until 4 July;

• Art for Wellness – a visual arts program where you’ll learn to express yourself with colour, texture and shape – every Friday (10am-noon) until 6 July; and

• Thursday Supported Studios – a visual arts program for residents with disability, every Thursday (10am-noon), until 5 July.

For more information, call the Arts Centre on 9707 5400, or visit cb.city/artscentre


 12/06/2018 11:38 AM