The School of Creative Arts and Humanities presents an informal event with West Timorese artists and weavers Robert Koroh, Simon Koroh and Agustina Koroh, joined by project participants Joanna Barrkman, Curator of Asian Art and Material Culture at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, artist and papermaker Winsome Jobling, and printmaker Leon Stainer to speak about the project, Ta Teut Amarasi - Awakening, and demonstrate traditional weaving techniques.
From the village of Baun in West Timor, this stunning exhibition features traditional hand-woven textiles and contemporary prints on handmade paper.
Ta Teut Amarasi is the outcome of workshops conducted by Darwin artists Winsome Jobling and Leon Stainer at Baun in 2007 and celebrates the rejuvenation of traditional weaving in tandem with new and sustainable art practices.
When: 6pm-10pm, 15-31 August
Where: Wesleyan Church George Brown Botanic Gardens Darwin
The school-hosted forum takes place in Blue 1.1.01, Casuarina campus, Charles Darwin University.
This Asialink project is part of the Eastern Indonesia Northern Territory Partnership Program, funded by The Ford Foundation, Jakarta and Arts NT, and produced in partnership with Yayasan Kelola, MAGNT and Charles Darwin University and Nomad Art Productions.