Melbourne Design Week

Black Bamboo: Contemporary Furniture Design From Mer, Torres Strait

Presented by NGV

Free entry
NGV Australia, Federation Square
20th–21st century Australian Art

Booking is not required.

Information
Ph +61 3 8620 2222
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9am–5pm, daily

EXHIBITION TIMES: 12–22 MAR, 10AM–5PM DAILY
Black Bamboo is a presentation of contemporary bamboo furniture designed and made by eighteen artists from Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait. The collection of cabinets, seating and cushions was produced during a three-week workshop on Mer with the support of Melbourne furniture designer and craftsman Damien Wright, and the workshop team, including curators from the NGV, Cairns Art Gallery, Gab Titui Cultural Centre and the Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC.

Thu 12 Mar, 10am–5pm

Fri 13 Mar, 10am–5pm

Sat 14 Mar, 10am–5pm

Sun 15 Mar, 10am–5pm

Mon 16 Mar, 10am–5pm

Tue 17 Mar, 10am–5pm

Wed 18 Mar, 10am–5pm

Thu 19 Mar, 10am–5pm

Fri 20 Mar, 10am–5pm

Sat 21 Mar, 10am–5pm

Sun 22 Mar, 10am–5pm

Free entry
NGV Australia, Federation Square
20th–21st century Australian Art

Booking is not required.

Information
Ph +61 3 8620 2222
[email protected]
9am–5pm, daily