Elastic public talks at Chan Contemporary Art Space, Darwin
Opening Speakers, 19 October 2014: Francisco Jose Dos Remedios Ramos Filipe, Consul-General of the Democratic Republic of East Timor, Darwin; Gary Haslett, acting Lord Mayor, Darwin; Gary Lee. Mamilima / didgeridoo: Duwun Lee.
Public Programs: talks by Alistair Wyvill (on Timor Gap), Louise Partos (on Baucau music festival) and Angus Cameron (on One Seed project in Baucau). Talks opened by Maria Madeira and Veronica Pereira Maia with Duwun Lee and Nadine Lee, Timorese / Larrakia 'Naha Biti' (stretching the mat) welcome.
Naha Biti / Stretching the Mat, a collaborative painting by Eric Bridgeman, Simon Cooper, Michelle Culpitt, Jo Holder, Winsome Jobling, Narelle Jubelin, Talitha Kennedy, Duwun Lee, Nadine Lee, Bartholomew Lockwood, Fiona MacDonald, Amina McConvell, Karen Mills, Maurice O’Riordan, Victor De Sousa Pereira, Sarah Pirrie, Skye Raabe, Jonathan Saunders and Darwin activists and Friends of Timor Leste. An in situ performance work opening the Elastics talks, Saturday 20 September 2014.
|Fiona MacDonald and Maria Madeira, talk at The Cross Art Projects, Sydney, 27 September 2014.||Viewing of Victor De Sousa Pereira's film 'Uma Lulik' at opening talks, Sydney.
||Viewing Victor De Sousa Pereira's film 'Uma Lulik', Sydney.
|Installation of Veronica Pereira Maia's Tais Don (1995-96), at Chan Contemporary Art Space, Darwin, 20 October. Donna Veronica with AFFET activists and artists Narelle Jubelin, Fiona MacDonald.
||Chan Contemporary Art Space, Darwin, Maria Madeira and Nadine Lee, begin a Timorese / Larrakia, welcome to country with 'Naha Biti' / Stretching the mat, a collaborative painting, 2014.|
NT News, 7 October 2014. Elastic times at Chan Contemporary Art Space, Darwin. Opening Speakers, Francisco Jose Dos Remedios Ramos Filipe, Consul-General of the Democratic Republic of East Timor, Darwin; Gary Haslett, acting Lord Mayor, Darwin; Gary Lee. Mamilima / didgeridoo: Duwun Lee. Courtesy Karen Mills.