Jalaru

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MOTHER EARTH BURN

OPENING THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER 6.00-8.00PM Blak Dot Gallery |www.blakdot.com.au  33 Saxon Street BRUNSWICK 3056 Mother Earth Burns as scars tattoo across her skin, her life-giving flow dried to dust. Her tears are salty to the tongue as her voice burns red. She cries out to those who are willing to listen to her song. A collection

COLLECT

COLLECT the latest photo series by Michael Jalaru Torres is a journey into the dark history of collected human remains taken from Australia and held in institutions in Germany during the early 19th century, Jalaru has captured and presented these works to shed light on the past to help coincide with the repatriation of these

Liyan

Capturing the colour and liyan of country, these images share stories in a modern way of sharing Songlines. Using the light and hues of the land, sea and sky each capture using age-old camera methods of long and multiple exposures. Where the souls sleeps Evoking the dark and colourful past of Roebuck Bay this work expresses the many lives taken

245t

245T (Agent Orange) In the early 1970s the WA Agriculture Protection Board hired more than 300 men to eradicate the weeds, Noogoora Burr and Parkinsonia, that were affecting livestock across northern WA. The herbicide the men were spraying contained the now-banned substance 245T – an ingredient in the defoliant Agent Orange. ‘Agent Orange’ legacy continues to

SCAR ONE

The Broome-based indigenous photographer is presenting his first solo exhibition in Wanneroo this month, which aims to promote the traditional practices of carving or scarring surfaces for art. Torres identifies as a Yawuru and Djugan man and grew up with the art of pearl shell carving, a custom he said was dying out. He was