Introduction to Maree Clarke | Ancestral Memories Online
Levels 3-10, VCE
10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm
Melbourne-based artist Maree Clarke makes art to affirm and connect with her cultural heritage, reviving and sharing elements of south-East Australian Aboriginal culture. Ancestral Memories showcases her diverse practice including mixed media installations, photographic lenticulars, possum skin cloaks, and jewellery made from glass, echidna quills and kangaroo teeth. Join an NGV Educator in this Virtual Excursion to find out more about Maree Clarke, how she makes her art and why it is so important to share.
Duration: 45 minutes Cost: $45 per connection
Analyse and interpret themes, concepts and ideas in Maree Clarke’s work and discuss how they are expressed.
Identify and describe sources of inspiration in Maree Clarke’s work.
Discuss how Maree Clarke uses materials, techniques, technologies and processes to realise the intentions in her artworks.
Connect features of Maree Clarke’s work to the reclamation of south-east Australian Aboriginal art and cultural practices and the consequences of Colonisation.