Kangaroo Tales 2015

​A sculpture installation made from both contemporary and traditional materials and techniques including kangaroo skins, basket grass, perspex, lighting, hot wire burning and upholstery.  Kangaroo Tales is the latest work in a long history of collaborative projects by Lakes Entrance based artists Frances Harrison, Lennie Hayes, Catherine Larkins and Elaine Terrick. The finished work consists of five large free standing, upholstered forms 200cm x 230cm x 30cm showcasing ten drawings on kangaroo skins and one free standing 200cm x 30cm woven grass form.

Kangaroo Tales

Kangaroo Tales

Designed to tour with Gunyah

Frances Harrison and Lenny Hayes

Frances Harrison and Lenny Hayes

Kangaroo Tales

Kangaroo Tales

Willy Wagtails (detail)

Alice-Ann Pepper dancing

Alice-Ann Pepper dancing

Opening of Kangaroo Tales, Forestech 2015

Elaine Terrick

Elaine Terrick

Traditional woven basket work

Tarra and Elaine Terrick

Tarra and Elaine Terrick

Gathering basket grass

Kangaroo Tales

Kangaroo Tales

Brian O'Connor

Brian O'Connor

Opening of Kangaroo Tales. Forestech 2015

Kangaroo Tales

Kangaroo Tales

Opening of Kangaroo Tales. Forestech 2015

Kangaroo Tales

Kangaroo Tales

Designed to be a portable, reinventable installation the six elements that make up the Kangaroo Tales Installation can generate various spacial and atmospheric environments for both performers and audience members in a variety of cross art form events, ceremonies and gatherings. The installation is designed to tour inside the Gunyah Art Space for multiple uses in dance, music and ceremonial events.

© Wurinbeena 2017

Gunyah | Moveable Aboriginal Arts Venue
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