Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this exhibition contains names, images and works by people who are now deceased.
Yarrabah Arts and Cultural Precinct artists are renowned for their production of distinctive contemporary work in the mediums of ceramic, textile, fibre, print and painting. Each artist has their own unique approach to their art making which celebrates the community’s cultural identity of the land and sea and continues the cultural practices and stories unique to the area.
The Jabu Birriny [land + sea] Touring Exhibition has been curated from works exhibited at the Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair in 2017 and 2018. The exhibition was curated with the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) and Yarrabah Arts & Cultural Precinct (YACP), a branch of the Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council. Senior YACP artists have been curated and include; Philomena Yeatman, Michelle Yeatman, Valmai Pollard, Edna Ambrym, Ruben Ambrym. Independent senior artist, Elverina Johnson is also included.