​​​​​5 DECEMBER - 6 MARCH 2016

Gallery 1

Exhibition opening

Friday 4 December, 6.30pm

Shimmer exhibition invitation

Shimmer Exhibition Catalogue.PDF


This exhibition, curated by Tess Allas, Darrell Sibosado and Tahjee Moar, explores expanded notions of historical and contemporary shell-working​ traditions in Indigenous Australia.

Follow this link to video discussion with the Curators Shimmer video.


Curators talk

Wednesday 3 February 2016,


Tess Allas and Tahjee Moar will discuss how Shimmer establishes a new framework for viewing Indigenous shellworks; focusing on technical innovation, beauty and refinement, individual as well as community-led practice, and the historical, cultural and political contexts for Indigenous shell art practice.  Free, all welcome.
Curators' Talk Shimmer.pdf


Corrie Fullard, Shell necklace, ricies, green maireener shells, black crow shells, beading thread, Shell necklace, blue-green maireener shells, beading thread, private collection, Sydney