Gunungan: Bagus ‘Gonk’ Prabowo & Miao Textiles

Contemporary batik and installation by Indonesian artist Bagus ‘Gonk’ Prabowo, international artist-in-residence at Ashfield Council’s Thirning Villa. In Javanese tradition, ‘Gunungan’ symbolises peaceful living, guided by sharing, contemplation and appreciation.

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A focus exhibition featuring the exquisite silk embroidery of the Miao People of southern China, sourced from a private collector in Sydney.

Image (left): Bagus ‘Gonk’ Prabowo, “Gunungan” (detail) 2015, batik on cotton
Image (right): Miao People, Guizhou, China, “100 Bird Festival coat” (detail), silk embroidery, cotton, paper, feathers and seeds

The exhibitions will be officially opened by Councillor Lucille McKenna OAM, Mayor of Ashfield Council

Exhibition Dates: 6 March – 20 March, 2016

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  • 20 March 2016