River of Language

River of LanguageRiver of Language

A multimedia soundscape exhibition that celebrates UNESCO's International Year of Indigenous Languages and the 25th Anniversary of the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages (VACL).

Co-curated with VACL, ngulu wurneet, galada-al wurrung-u, parniwaru tyalingi, waran woorroong-ee, barringgi dyaling - River of Language encourages visitors to be immersed in Aboriginal Ways of Knowing, Being and Doing, and learn through listening and observation.

The VACL curatorial working group of Vicki Couzens and Brendan Kennedy, ask visitors to take the time and "learn to see the world through our eyes, through our words, stories and images."

Melbourne Museum and the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre will be transformed into an immersive and vivid mixed media experience that explores language as culture, knowledge and empowerment.

Be surrounded by spears and shields made from box, red gum and belar tree species, and watch the wall of the Birrarung Gallery come to life with a striking 28 metre mural in honour of Victoria's 44 language groups - a collaboration between young indigenous creatives and the exhibition Curators.

EXHIBITION
Until 13 October 2019

WHERE
Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Melbourne Museum
Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053

TICKETS
Included with museum entry
$0-$15


When & Where


Happens: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Times: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Venue || Location


 Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre  Events 5 Events
⊜ 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton | Map
Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre11 Nicholson Street,, Carlton, , 3053
✆ Event: 13 11 02 | Venue: 13 11 02


Web Links


River of Language

www.museumvictoria.com.au

Melbourne Museum

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