Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1965
Some Tasmanian Aboriginal children living with non-Aboriginal people before 1840
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, assemblages, found chair with burnt tea tree sticks
This is a sculpture by Trawlwoolway artist Julie Gough representing the experiences of Tasmanian Aboriginal children living with non-Aboriginal people. It was exhibited in the second National Indigenous Art Triennial, unDisclosed, at the National Gallery of Australia. The resource includes links to further information about the artists and the themes of the exhibition. These describe Gough’s intention to uncover and present historical stories for viewers to understand and become aware of lost histories. The sculpture measures at 288.0 cm high x 60.0 cm wide x 50.0 cm deep and is made out of a wooden chair and tea tree sticks.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra