Contemporary jewellery exhibition by 11 Victorian First Nations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and designers participating in the first year of KHT’s inaugural Blak Design program. Blak Design is a ground-breaking four year program presented by the Koorie Heritage Trust to foster First Nations cultural innovation within the Victorian design sector and provide a platform for nurturing sustainable, First Nations design practices.
Participating First Nations artists: Ange Jeffery (Wiradjuri), Beverley Meldrum (Wirangu, Kokatha), Cassie Leatham (Taungurung), Hollie Johnson (Gunaikurnai, Monero Ngarigo), Isobel Morphy-Walsh (Taun Wurrung), Jenna Lee (Larrakia, Wardaman and Karajarri), Kait James (Wadawurrung), Lisa Waup (Gunditjmara and Torres Strait Islander), Sandy Hodge (Lardil), Sharn Geary (Bundjalung), Suzanne Connelly-Klidomitis (Wiradjuri).
Blak Design is a partnership program with the Ian Potter Foundation, National Gallery of Victoria, RMIT University and Federation Square. The Blak Jewellery exhibition is proudly supported by Radiant Pavilion, Melbourne’s contemporary jewellery and object biennial.