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‘Badimia Country’ Wirnda Barna Art Centre
10 November, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 30 November, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Exhibition runs: 11 – 30 November 2022
Opening Event: Saturday 12 November, 3.00pm
Closing Event: Sunday 27 November, 3.00pm
Gallery Weekend Hours: Open November 12-13 and November 26-27, 10.00 – 4.00pm
Wirnda Barna Art Centre is located in Mount Magnet and managed by the Badimia Land Aboriginal Corporation.
The Wirnda Barna Art Centre supports and represents Aboriginal Artists from Badimia and Wajarri Country based in Mount Magnet and surrounding areas.
Wirnda Barna offers a creative environment in which Artists can meet and work together to share skills and knowledge, connect with their language and culture and generate income through the sale of their visual art. Artists draw inspiration from the rich landscape, spectacular wildflower season in Spring and important cultural sites of the region including the Granites, Wilgie Mia Aboriginal Ochre Mine, Australia’s largest ochre mine and Walga Rock, Western Australia’s largest gallery of Aboriginal rock paintings.
Victoria Park Centre for the Arts hosted Laverton Day for the past few years. Wirnda Barna Art Centre is one of the Aboriginal communities that the Perth Laverton Cycle Classic passes through. Badimia has been very supportive of PLCC at Dalwallinu, Ninghan Station and Mt Magnet, being three of the seven nights on the road. The exhibition will also showcase some images from this year’s ride and the Laverton Cycling Project.
(Pictured: ‘Willagarri Rock Hole’ by Elizabeth (Annie) Walsh)