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Pemulwuy and The Naming of Things | Exhibition

When:
Every day until Sat 27 Mar 2021
Time:
10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free Event
Booking:
Not Required
Facilities:
Parking Available, Public Transport, Toilet on Site, Disabled Facilities
Notes:
Event will continue in wet weather
Details:
Who was Pemulwuy? Why was a suburb named after him? Where did he come from? When did he live and how is he connected to this land?

Film, video and sound artist Darrin Baker explores the naming of the western Sydney suburb Pemulwuy – and the stories of the Bidjigal man and resistance leader for whom the suburb is named – in this multiscreen, surround sound installation. Baker interweaves animation and fictional recreations with documentary interviews with traditional knowledge holders, to unpack the history and legacy of Pemulwuy the man, the guerrilla warrior legend and the suburb named in his honour.

Pemulwuy and The Naming of Things is part of our ongoing Terra inFirma program.

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre
13 February to 27 March 2021
Free admission
Location:
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre,
78 Flushcombe Rd,
Blacktown 2148
Contact:
  98396558

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