FEHVA (the Northern Rivers visual arts festival) will this year reflect on the apology made to the stolen generation and what it means to Indigenous artists.On Saturday, May 31, Frances Bell Parker, Indigenous arts development officer for Arts Northern Rivers, will lead a panel discussion with artists Karla Dickens, Alison Williams and renowned indigenous arts curatorDjon Mundine OAM (pictured) to discuss what the apology means to them as artists and as members of their Indigenous communities. As a curator and as a member of the Bandjalung people, Djon Mundine has had an impressivecareer as a curator, activist, writer, and occasional artist.
As part of the FEHVA program on Sunday, June 1, The Art of Healing Magazine presents Peace and Reconciliation where 7.30Report reporter Tracee Hutchison willtalk to Indigenous artist Sally Harrison about how Sallys experiences as one of the stolen generation has affected her art practice.
For program updates visit www.fehva.com.
Tickets are on sale at Jetset Travel Byron (6685 6554). For more FEHVA info phone 6687 1623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.