Monday, 28 November 2011


Yesterday we visited the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Brisbane. I particularly wanted to see the Threads exhibition; contemporary textiles from Australia, Asia and the Pacific region:

This gorgeous Trip Around the World quilt was made by Tapaeru Williams (Cook Islands/New Zealand):

And this Kapa kuiki quilt by Gussie R. Bento (Hawai'i, USA):

Gorgeous batik cloth made by Tjunkaya Tapaya from Ernabella Arts Inc:

Dowry bags made by Kachchhi women from Gujarat, India:

Bilum garment by Florence Jaukae Kamel from Papua New Guinea:

This painting by Regina Wilson, Warrgarri (Dilly Bag Stitch), was not part of the exhibition but fitted in nicely with the theme! This is a detail:

There was a lot more to admire in the Gallery that I will not show here - if you are interested you can find some photos on my photo blog.

If you are in Brisbane and haven't seen this exhibition yet I highly recommend it. it's on until 5 February 2012.

1 comment:

Dianne said...

Must get down to Bris to see this one. Maybe late in January after the hub bub of Christmas and New Year has settled. Thanks for the preview.