An evolving nation-wide curated project, The Indigenous Jewellery Project focuses on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander contemporary jewellery and small object making from workshops undertaken on Country at Indigenous owned art centres. Mediums include resin, silver and other metals as well as traditional natural materials.
The Indigenous jewellery project is curated by McCulloch & McCulloch co-director Emily McCulloch Childs who is linking up with contemporary jewellery galleries and jewellers to connect them with Indigenous art centres across Australia.
Workshops run by Emily McCulloch Childs have been held with Ernabella Arts in Pukatja (Ernabella), APY Lands, northern South Australia, Ikuntji Artists in Haasts Bluff, west of Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka, North East Arnhem Land, Gab Titui Cultural Centre, Torres Strait Islands, and Craft ACT and Kemarre Arts, ANU, Canberra, with resin artist Kate Rohde and jeweller, curator and UNSW lecturer Melinda Young.
Liritja (necklace), Wayanu Tatu (Quandong seed), cast resin, wood. 59cm. Ernabella Arts and The Indigenous...
Resin tatu (gumnut) & resin wayanu tatu (quandong seed), stone, wood, copper, 390 x 220...