Marni Niina Pudni | Welcome to TARNANTHI
Friday 3 November 5-9pm | Free
TARNANTHI is in full swing at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Join us to tour the exhibition, take part in a weaving demonstration and relax to the sounds of local musicians Kahl Wallis and Nancy Bates, this Friday night.
5pm & 7pm
Take a tour with one of our dedicated Gallery Guides and learn more about selected works of art in TARNANTHI.
AUSLAN INTERPRETED TOUR – 5pm
The 5pm tour of TARNANTHI will be accompanied by an accredited Auslan interpreter for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors.
Where: Meet at the information desk – Atrium
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: Nancy Bates
Described by Archie Roach as 'one of the finest singer-songwriters in this country', be captivated by Barkindji woman, Nancy Bates as she shares her love, pain and humour through song.
Where: Sculpture Courtyard
QUANDAMOOKA WEAVERS: Reclaiming Country
Join Quandamooka artists Chantal Henley, Libby Harward and Donna Page in a culturally rich weaving demonstration that embraces the journey to reclaim and maintain weaving traditions. Through a collective practice which includes textiles, fashion history, aerosol and sculpture, the Quandamooka Weavers aim to reclaim the importance of country, language and family. Showcasing a strong cultural identity using traditional techniques, and demonstrating the vitally that connects customary methods with modern resources.
Where: Function Room
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: Kahl Wallis
Take in the powerful voice of Kahl Wallis and experience his raw and authentic acoustic music which speaks to the core values of humanity and to his cultural roots. Wallis identifies with his grandfather’s country, the Wuthathi Nation from Shelburne Bay in Cape York Peninsula, and his Grandmothers mob, the Lardil people from Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria. He takes his last name 'Wallis' from his great-great-grandfather of the Polynesian islands of Wallis and Futuna.
ART GALLERY FOOD + WINE
Enjoy a light supper or share a plate and sit back with cold beverage while taking in the atmosphere and hospitality of AGF+W.
First Fridays is proudly presented by Santos
MORE ON FIRST FRIDAYS
Think of the Gallery as a launch pad for your weekend; have a bite to eat and something to drink at Art Gallery Food + Wine, browse in the Gallery Shop and immerse yourself in art and culture with an amazing mix of eclectic characters – then lose yourself in the city as you head off to other gigs, shows and events.
When: The first Friday of every month, 5-9pm
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost: Free admission. Charges may apply for special exhibitions.
Enquiries: Call 08 8207 7000 or email email@example.com
More information: http://bit.ly/1M8aHKF
image: Courtesy Kahl Wallis. © Bronwen Capel Photography