gawura guruwin at Sculptures by the Sea
gawura guruwin can be seen at Tamarama Beach for Sculptures by the Sea, from October 18 – November 4.
gawura guruwin celebrates the continuous connection of First Nations people to this land and its oceans. Drawn by local Gadigal Elder Charles Madden, the gawura guruwin dreaming story will be ignited as a sculptural fire engaging the whole community.
About the Artist
Nicole Monks is a trans-disciplinary artist of Yamatji Wajarri, Dutch and English heritage. Living and practicing in Redfern, Monks is informed by her cross-cultural identity and her work takes its focus from storytelling, as a way to connect the past with the present and future. Her designs take a conceptual approach, often embedded with narratives, and aim to promote cross-cultural understanding and communication.
Collaborators: Uncle Charles Madden, Gadigal Elder and Artist; Krissy Townsend and Teresa Gay.
Image by Uncle Charles Madden.
Nicole Monks is a resident artist under the 107 Presents Residency Program.
gawura guruwin is supported by: