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VIC: Bunjilaka: First Peoples - 3 December 2013

NSW: Frances Belle Parker: Always... - 4 December 2013

NSW: The Cake Man - 4 December 2013

QLD: Asia Pacific Screen Awards - Inaugural Screening Programme - 4 December 2013

QLD: Brisbane Screenwriters Group - 4 December 2013

SA: Spinifex Country Exhibition - 4 December 2013

VIC: Paddy Bedford; Masterpieces From The Estate - 4 December 2013

WA: A Common Ground Exhibition - 4 December 2013

WA: Rosella Namok - Naagchi Ngumu'luugku Exhibition - 4 December 2013

SA: Our Mob 2013 - 4 December 2013

NSW: Coranderrk - 7 December 2013

NSW: Our Home ' Ngalpun Mudth' - 11 December 2013

QLD: Asia Pacific Screen Awards - The Ceremony - 12 December 2013

QLD: Our Dreaming: animating country launch weekend - 13 December 2013

QLD: Our Dreaming: animating country launch ceremony - 14 December 2013

QLD: 2013 International Animation Festival - 15 December 2013

NSW: Indigenous community showing of Coranderrk - 17 December 2013

VIC: The Inaugural "Yanikan-Werritj" Christmas Gala Dinner - 20 December 2013

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4 December 2013 to 8 December 2013

NSW: Frances Belle Parker: Always...

NSW

Always... celebrates the Yaegl landscape and explores the artist's connection to it through acrylic on linen paintings, screen prints on paper, photo media and mixed media works.The works combine the processes of making with political and spiritual pursuits. The graphic outcome successfully balances the demands of form, content and text.

'This body of work in my latest solo exhibition Always... is a personal statement of sovereignty of the Yaegl Landscape I am most 'Always was, always will be... Aboriginal Land'. This is a statement which rings true amongst many of our mob. We believe this, we share this and I paint this.'

'I am a proud Yaegl woman, mother and artist. I am deeply inspired by my Mother's land (Yaegl land) and the Island in the Clarence River that my Mother grew up on, Ulgundahi Island. This Island inspires much of my artwork. The stories which are contained within this landscape, have shaped me as a person, as an artist and most recently as a mother. This is my history, my story and it will Always... be my responsibility to share this knowledge with my family and my children.'


Email: gallery@clarence.nsw.gov.au

Phone: (02) 6642 3177

Website: Grafton Regional Gallery

Venue: Grafton Regional Gallery

Address: 158 Fitzroy Street, Grafton

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