Emu Woman Ascends

Nadeena Dixon
EXHIBITION  RUNS
   
July
   
4
 -  
July
   
29
Though the work Dixon retraces the powerful songlines connecting her to Sydney's Aboriginal history, part celebration part protest, presented through visual story.

INFORMATION

Emu Woman is the wife of Dharamulan, the ancestral creation being of the Gadigaland Sydney Basin area. She is a guardian of the ancient ceremonies that maintained balance and order in alignment with Gadigal Cosmology. Sydney born Gadigal, Yuin Wiradjuri Aboriginal Contemporary Artist Nadeena Dixon has created a body of new work to celebrate and acknowledge her Gadigal ancestral kinship, cultural practices and her peoples survival in spite of colonial brutality that endeavoured to erase First Nations peoples. Though the work Dixon retraces the powerful songlines connecting her to Sydney's Aboriginal history, part celebration part protest, presented through visual story.

Dixon's Works are held in collections including City of Sydney, Macquarie Group Art Collection.

Emu Woman is the wife of Dharamulan, the ancestral creation being of the Gadigaland Sydney Basin area. She is a guardian of the ancient ceremonies that maintained balance and order in alignment with Gadigal Cosmology. Sydney born Gadigal, Yuin Wiradjuri Aboriginal Contemporary Artist Nadeena Dixon has created a body of new work to celebrate and acknowledge her Gadigal ancestral kinship, cultural practices and her peoples survival in spite of colonial brutality that endeavoured to erase First Nations peoples. Though the work Dixon retraces the powerful songlines connecting her to Sydney's Aboriginal history, part celebration part protest, presented through visual story.

Dixon's Works are held in collections including City of Sydney, Macquarie Group Art Collection.

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