Tag Archives: Torres Strait Islander Back

Celebrating Jarjum Stories

kuril dhagun was brimming with excitement last week! Our space was filled with kid’s voices, laughter and song as we celebrated the launch of Jingeri Jingeri as part of the Jarjum Stories showcase. Jingeri Jingeri is an interlingual book written in English and Yugambeh languages about a very cheeky willy wagtail. The book was created … Read more

National Reconciliation Week 2018

National Reconciliation Week is celebrated annually across the country from 27 May – 3 June, and invites all Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and achievements and how we can all work towards a unified future for all. This years theme was ‘Dont Keep History A Mystery: Learn. Share. … Read more

kuril dhagun is transforming again

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  We have commenced the install of our next exhibition, Renewed by Gumbi Crew! The Gumbi Gunyah Women’s crew have been busy creating beautiful handmade garments, textiles, jewellery, house hold items and canvases for the exhibition. The art works are made from recycled and found materials, natural and synthetic, paintings in acrylic on canvas, jewellery … Read more

Deadly Stories – Cairns

Deadly Stories – Cairns started last week with a group of young people learning camera operation, interviewing and editing skills. After some practice interviews on ‘what does it mean to be a hero or a mentor’ and ‘who is your biggest hero/mentor in your community’ the group got stuck into planning and storyboarding their films. … Read more