Echidna Dreaming, Trevor, Barkindji

Yawa: Journey

Ended — at Melbourne City Library Gallery

Yawa means Journey in Boon wurrung language. Yawa presents the journey of Indigenous men and women in the Victoria’s criminal justice system exploring, expressing and sharing  culture through art. Yawa is on display at the City Library in Melbourne.

Yawa is presented as part of Melbourne’s YIRRAMBOI festival the premier First Peoples festival celebrating the vibrant living cultures and diverse contemporary practices of First Nations creatives.  YIRRAMBOI means tomorrow in the shared languages of the Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nations Melbourne, Australia.

YIRRAMBOI Festival is happening from Thursday 2 May to Sunday 12 May, 2019.

Our Yawa exhibition will be launched on Thursday 9th May 6:00pm – 7:30pm and runs until 30th May.

City Library opening hours

Mon – Thur 8am-8pm

Fri 8am – 6pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 12-5pm

Date & Time



Melbourne City Library Gallery
253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne



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Sarah Hall
(03) 9042 1236