As Redlands embraces the fourth annual Quandamooka Festival, Redlands Art Gallery’s current exhibition is showcasing North Stradbroke Island beautiful plant life and the intricate part it plays in the Quandamooka knowledge systems.
Redland City Mayor Karen Williams thanked the Quandamooka people for sharing their very special heritage with all who come here and says that the exhibition was a truly vibrant example of that heritage.
“This wonderful celebration of traditional Quandamooka art is an opportunity for people to come together to celebrate thousands of years of heritage and how it enriches our lives in the Redlands.”
At the heart of the relationship between Quandamooka people and the flora of the Island is the connection of current generations to old people Country, customs, laws, traditions and stories handed down by ancestors.
Cr Williams says that Redland City Council, as a founding partner of the fourth annual Quandamooka Festival, was proud to exhibit these important works in the Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba.
“Traditional culture has grown increasingly important to our community and people seek to learn about Quandamooka culture and traditions.”
Gadal Gajal Bujongja Quandamookajen exhibition details:
When: Current – Tues 10 July 2018
Where: Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba
Capalaba Place, Noeleen Street, Capalaba