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