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Mural @ Wyong Hospital

Recently Maddy completed a mural for Wyong Hospital. The piece will be displayed in the hospital's emergency waiting room.  K A T U K A L U N GThe painting represents Katukalung, meaning Turtle in our local language, on a journey travelling through cultural sites under the ocean. Learning her obligations, responsibilities and learning from her country. As Aboriginal people, we are taught to think from our gut. Our hearts can think with too much emotion and our heads can over think. This turtle's gut is where she holds all her knowledge and power, as she learns and travels, her gut grows bigger and bigger. Part of learning our culture we learn about humility, respect and patience. Humility involves humbling...

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SWANKY ARRAY - VOL 2.

Kapata Dreaming was privileged to again exhibit in the local event Swanky Array for the 2nd time.  "We Independently launched SWANKY ARRAY in Sydney held at The Carpenter in Leichhardt in May 2019. We managed to get over 500 people in attendance. We deemed it a great success. This time we are doing it all over again bringing in local filmmakers, musicians, visual artists & photographers all in one space to showcase their work. We also aim to provide a space for attendees to come and enjoy art in a welcoming space, encouraging everyone to cut loose to live music while also getting associated with art from local up and coming artists."   -   https://www.swankyarray.com/ WHEN: 24 AUG 2019

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SWANKY ARRAY - LAUNCH

Kapata Dreaming was privileged to exhibit in a local event Swanky Array.  "We Independently launched SWANKY ARRAY in Sydney held at The Carpenter in Leichhardt in May 2019. We managed to get over 500 people in attendance. We deemed it a great success. This time we are doing it all over again bringing in local filmmakers, musicians, visual artists & photographers all in one space to showcase their work. We also aim to provide a space for attendees to come and enjoy art in a welcoming space, encouraging everyone to cut loose to live music while also getting associated with art from local up and coming artists."   -   https://www.swankyarray.com/ WHEN: 17 MAY 19  

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MUSE @ TARONGA ZOO

  Maddy Hodgetts was selected as one of Taronga Zoo's Muse Artists in celebration of NAIDOC  Week. Her artwork exhibited around the Zoo for the month of July.    MUSE (verb) 1. The power regarded as inspiring a poet, artist, thinker or the like. 2. To think, ruminate or meditate in silence on a thoughtful subject. "Our 2019 MUSE - ten aboriginal artists. Their MUSE - country, culture and their identity. It is our privilege to exhibit ten very talented and impressive artists as MUSE @ Taronga’s creative force to celebrate NAIDOC. This year’s NAIDOC focus is “Voice. Treaty. Truth.” And Taronga is proud to supporting the voice and stories of the 10 Aboriginal artists for MUSE. Through their own sense of design, rhythm,...

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