Installation view of Lehuauakea’s <em>Mele o Nā Kaukani Wai (Song of a Thousand Waters)</em> on display in NGV Triennial from 3 December 2023 to 7 April 2024 at NGV International, Melbourne.<br/>

Triennial Highlights with the Australian Tapestry Workshop

Past program
Sat 6 Apr, 12pm–1pm

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Australian Tapestry Workshop CEO/Director Sophie Travers joins NGV Curator Michael Gentle and NGV Curatorial Project Officer Anna Honan to tour a selection of textile-based works in NGV Triennial, including works by Lehuakuea, Diedrich Brackens, Sheila Hicks and the collaborative work Mun-dirra by the Community of Maningrida in Central-West Arnhem Land.

About Australian Tapestry Workshop
The Australian Tapestry Workshop (ATW) is an international leader in contemporary tapestry, collaborating with a diverse range of international and Australian artists to produce exceptional handwoven works of art.

Michael Gentle is Curator of First Nations Art at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)

Anna Honan is Curatorial Project Officer of Contemporary Art, Design and Architecture at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)

Sophie Travers is the Director/CEO of the Australian Tapestry Workshop, bringing with her a wealth of experience in the arts and cultural sector gained internationally. Prior to her role at ATW, she was CEO of Collingwood Yards, working with some of Melbourne’s most dynamic artists and creative organizations. Sophie additionally holds position of Director of the board at TarraWarra Museum of Art and Chunky Move and is a member of Deakin University’s Arts and Cultural Management Advisory Board.

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