From the State Library of Queensland
The Jabu Birriny (land + sea) exhibition was developed by State Library of Queensland (SLQ) in partnership with Yarrabah Arts and Cultural Precinct (YACP). Jabu Birriny (land + sea) was on display at the SLQ from October 2017 to March 2018. A selection of resources from the original exhibition are available below:
About Yarrabah Arts and Cultural Centre
The Yarrabah Arts & Cultural Precinct was established in 2002 to provide facilities for local artists to strengthen art and cultural practice across weaving, painting and ceramics. Well known for its pottery, Yarrabah Arts Centre continues to produce outstanding work and increase its profile in the national and international Indigenous arts market, strengthening local economic development in support of Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council’s long-term strategic planning. These future plans enrich traditional practice and offer opportunities for national and international visitors wishing to learn more about the rich Indigenous culture of tropical north Queensland.In partnership with the Department of Communication and the Arts, Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program and Arts Queensland Backing Indigenous Arts (BIA) – Yarrabah Arts & Cultural Precinct deliver an exciting and ambitious visual arts program focussed on strengthening the sustainability of the Art Centre, preserving culture and providing economic opportunities for artists.