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Welcome to the home of Art On Bundjalung Market!
 

Following on from the success of the inaugural Art On Bundjalung Market held in Lismore 2019, Arts Northern Rivers is proud to announce it will be working with Bundjalung artists, local councils and community partners to deliver two markets in 2021 & 2022. 

 

Celebrate the creative cultural heritage of the region at the upcoming Art On Bundjalung Markets held in Lismore  and Kyogle.

Lismore Market - Saturday 4 December 2021 
The Quad, Lismore

Kyogle Market - Saturday 19 February 2022
Kyogle Amphitheatre

Arts Northern Rivers is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in our region. Regular updates will be posted here regarding any changes to the events.

 

 

LISMORE MARKET | 10am - 4pm 
SATURDAY 4 DECEMBER 2021

The Art On Bundjalung Market will feature a range of Indigenous artists, artisans and craft makers who are based in, or who have a connection to the Bundjalung region to showcase their wares.   

The market will be held on
Saturday 4 December 2021 from 10am - 4pm at The Quad in Lismore.

Arts Northern Rivers is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in our region. Regular updates will be posted online regarding any changes to the event. The event will be run in compliance with all NSW Health public health orders. 

Image | Kylie Caldwell (Bundjalung/ Gamilaroi), Bloodlines #1 (detail), 2017.
Bag woven with black dyed raffia over native Buchie Rush (Baumea Rubiginosa) and red raffia, white cockatoo and emu feathers.

 
 

The inaugural Art On Bundjalung Market in 2019 celebrated the creative cultural heritage of the Bundjalung region. The event featured handmade arts and crafts by established and emerging artists and collectives, employing traditional and contemporary materials including weaving, ceramics, carving, photography, painting and textiles. 

Held in Lismore's creative outdoor space, The Quad, the day began with a celebration Welcome to Country and presented local music, dance and cultural family activities.

Art On Bundjalung Market was an opportunity to see, experience and purchase incredible work being produced by artists of the Bundjalung region NSW and offered a unique chance to meet the makers, hear their stories and share their culture.

 

Art On Bundjalung Market is an initiative of Arts Northern Rivers in partnership with various community stakeholders.

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ABOUT THE ART ON BUNDJALUNG PROJECT

Art on Bundjulung Country began in 2017 as a way to provide opportunities for Aboriginal people across Northern NSW to explore better health and wellbeing through connection with cultural arts.

 

The project brought Aboriginal people together to connect socially, foster participation and cultural exchange, and build the capacity of emerging Aboriginal artists through various art forms. Exploring and communicating personal and social values and giving voice to storylines and hidden issues through art and conversation was a focus of the project. Throughout all stages, art and its connection to culture and country was intrinsically linked, enhancing the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people. 

Arts Northern Rivers partnered with North Coast Primary Health Network and Lismore Regional Gallery, supported by a steering committee, to deliver the project through to June 2019 culminating in the delivery of the first Bundjalung Art Market at The Quad, in Lismore.

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As the peak arts organisation for our region we deliver services and projects that foster artistic innovation and excellence and work to ensure access and engagement with arts and cultural activity.

We are an independent not for profit organisation, supported by Create NSW and local Governments within the Northern Rivers. 

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11 Rural Street

Lismore NSW

artsnorthernrivers.com.au

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Robyn Davies, Woven Baskets, 2019. Image Credit: Kate Holmes Photography.