National Library of Australia

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 7 of 114
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Floating life : contemporary Aboriginal fibre art / [curator Diane Moon]
Bib ID 4605165
Format BookBook
Description South Brisbane, Qld. : Queensland Art Gallery, 2009 
157 p. : col. ill. ; 31 x 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781921503030
Summary

"Floating Life: Contemporary Aboriginal Fibre Art highlights the continuing importance of fibre within Aboriginal culture and the extraordinary inventiveness of the artists exploring the medium. Works range from classic interpretations of woven forms inspired by ancient stories, to feathered pieces that continue traditions of making practical and decorative fibre objects for personal and ritual use."--P. [3] of cover.

Notes

Accompanies an exhibition of the same name at the Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, 1 August - 18 October 2009.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-155).

Subjects Fiberwork -- Queensland -- Exhibitions.  |  Textile crafts -- Queensland -- Exhibitions.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland -- Exhibitions.  |  Material culture - Bird feather objects and decorations.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Art - Crafts - Baskets and basketmaking.  |  Art - Textiles.  |  Technology - String.  |  Material culture - Shell objects and decorations.
Other authors/contributors Moon, Diane  |  Queensland Art Gallery
Available From Queensland Art Gallery, PO Box 3686, South Brisbane QLD 4101  Australian Art Books, website: http://www.australianartbooks.com.au 

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    Nq 746.074943 F628
    Copy: N pbk
    Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.