Design Tasmania is pleased to present an interactive exhibition exploring the unique relationship between Tasmanians and wickery.
From Indigenous heritage to colonial industry, historical significance to contemporary usage, Wicker Wonderlust aims to explore how baskets and woven wares perform in history and practicality.
The exhibition will culminate on 25th May in a presentation of discoveries and portfolios developed over time with community members’ baskets to be included in this evolving showcase.
WE WANT YOU
Come in and bring your basket for display in our exhibition space, the more storied your piece, the better; All shapes, sizes makes and models welcome.
Tuesday 6 & 20 March
Tuesday 3 & 17 April
Tuesday 1 May
RSVP here to secure your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/wicker-wonderlust-your-basket-you-tickets-43151006823
5:30-7:30pm Tuesdays 6th & 20th of March, 3rd and 17th of April and 1st of May.
RSVP to bit.ly/WICKERWONDERLUST
● WORKSHOP– Weaving workshop with Tasmanian Indigenous elders date TBA
● FLOOR TALK– History of Australian Basketry with John McPhee (former Decorative Arts Curator at The National Gallery of Australia date TBA
● INTERACTIVE– Basket drop offs
5:30-7:30pm Tuesdays 6th & 20th of March, 3rd and 17th of April and 1st of May
● CLOSING PARTY– End of exhibition reveal of community participation c. MAY 25th
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