Exhibition at Craft - Island Welcome

Viktoria Laux | 24-May-2018
2 - 30 June 2018 - Island Welcome is a group exhibition exploring contemporary jewellery as a gesture of greeting. @Craftvictoria #WatsonPlace #IslandWelcome #WithRefugees
Venue: Craft
Address: Watson Place, Melbourne, Australia
Date: 2- 30 June 2018. Opening event Thursday 7 June
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Ticket: Free
Buy / Ticket: mailto:rsvp@craft.org.au
Web: http://www.craft.org.au/island-welcome
: https://www.facebook.com/events/231338097625633/
EMail: craft@craft.org.au
Call: 03 9650 7775
Exhibition at Craft - Island Welcome
Nicky Hepburn Seaweed 2017, dried seaweed, hemp thread, 400 x 600mm. Photo_ Terry McConvill
Inspired by the welcome garland found in many traditional island cultures, the artists have each made a neckpiece interpreting the theme of welcome' in response to current Australian immigration and refugee policy.

Curated by Belinda Newick. Artists: Alice Whish, Anna Davern, Belinda Newick, Jane Bowden, Jess Dare, Kath Inglis, Lauren Simeoni, Liv Boyle, Manon van Kouswijk, Melinda Young, Michelle Cangiano, Nicky Hepburn, Sim Luttin & Vicki Mason

Opening event: Thursday 7 June, 6 - 8pm

The exhibition will be opened by Jana Favero, Director "“ Advocacy and Campaigns, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Free to attend, please RSVP: http://www.craft.org.au/island-welcome

Craft will mark World Refugee Day with two events on Wednesday 20 June. Find out more here: http://www.craft.org.au/whatson/

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