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Tarnuk Biik - Earth Bowls by Baluk Arts: Parkdale

To celebrate NAIDOC Week and the 2017 theme ‘Our Languages Matter” Kingston Arts will be presenting ‘Tarnuk Biik – Earth Bowls’, an exhibition of over 30 hand-built ceramic works by more than 15 Indigenous artists associated with Baluk Arts. Tarnuk Biik translates into Boonwurrung as ‘Coolamon Earth’.Tarnuks or coolamons are based on Indigenous carrying bowls traditionally carved of wood.

This event will be opened on Friday 7th July at 6pm with a Welcome to Country and Smoke Ceremony performed by Boon Wurrung Foundation.

The exhibition runs from Saturday 8th July until Saturday 12th August 2017, in the times Wednesday to Friday - 9am to 5pm and Saturday - 12pm to 5pm. Admission is free.

There will also be workshops with Baluk Arts to create Coolamons: 
Kids (6+) Coolamon Making - Saturday 8th July, 10-11am, Shirley Burke Theatre
Adult Coolamon Making - Saturday 22nd July, 10-11.45am, Shirley Burke Theatre
Free but bookings essential

For more information and to book, visit the website