The iconic Blak Markets returns to Sydney’s spectacular harbour headland park, Barangaroo Reserve on Sunday, 2 July for Sydney’s first national Indigenous contemporary art market.
Taking place at the beginning of NAIDOC Week, the free event will bring together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from 11 remote arts centres from around Australia for a lively open-air market. Visitors will have the rare chance to meet and buy high quality Aboriginal art directly from a diverse range of artists.
The artists will exhibit and sell their artworks, sculptures, textiles and accessories, host Tjanpi weaving workshops, demonstrations of Rarrk painting and also Pandanus weaving.
The family-friendly event will also feature more than 30 stalls, bush tucker cooking demonstrations by Indigiearth and Jody Orcher, live music by Jessie Lloyd, Jarjum, Emma Donovan, Freshwater and more; Aboriginal dance performances by Thikkabilla (Dubbo) and Yadhamayi (Central Coast) and Wagana (Greater Sydney); language and culture workshops, Aboriginal Cultural Tours of Barangaroo Reserve and Tribal Warrior Tours to Goat Island.
For more information, please visit www.barangaroo.sydney
Event: NAIDOC Blak Markets at Barangaroo
Date: Sunday, 2 July 2017
Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Stargazer Lawn, Barangaroo Reserve, Barangaroo, NSW