an Aboriginal seaside story
This exhibition celebrates the Sydney Aboriginal community of La Per (La Perouse) by combining historical and contemporary works unique to this seaside community.
Featuring the famous shell work made by generations of La Per women, including Esme Timbery, alongside carved boomerangs and shields made by the men and photographs by Peter McKenzie, the exhibition will tell the distinct story of La Per (or Lapa, as it is also spelled).
16 Jul – 10 Oct 2010
Australian Collection Focus Room