Island Shrine

Keith Deverell with Fiona Hamilton

In partnership with Aunty Netty Shaw and Uncle Rob Anders

Island Shrine

Keith Deverell with Fiona Hamilton

In partnership with Aunty Netty Shaw and Uncle Rob Anders

15–24 June

Walk across rings of ochre, burnt spears, charcoal and maireener shells, and take a seat: this brooding video and sound installation is inspired by Tarenorerer (also known as Walyer, c. 1800–1831), a Tasmanian Aboriginal warrior woman and tyrelore (island wife) who fought white colonists in our island’s genocidal Black War. 

Friday 15–Sunday 17, 3–8pm
Monday 18–Sunday 24 June, 3–8pm
Free
Commissioned by Dark Mofo

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body

With special thanks to Bryan Denny, Ocean Blue Diving, Tasmanian Indigenous Fisherman