Grounding and Connecting exhibition

Grounding and Connecting: Indigenous Trees and The Dreaming

Grounding and Connecting: Indigenous Trees and The Dreaming, is a tribute to the profound bond between First Nations communities and the earth. Running from 6 April to 9 June 2024 at ArtSpace at Realm in Ringwood, the exhibition features several Torch artists.

This exhibition, presented by Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place, celebrates the launch of a new project mapping First Nations art including outdoor art, galleries, interpretive walks and education experiences in Naarm / Melbourne’s Eastern regions.

The exhibition presents a newly commissioned mural, and exhibition works ranging across painting, sculpture, wood and photography by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists responding to the themes of Big Old Beautiful Indigenous Trees and The Dreaming.

The exhibition will feature the Torch artists:
Beeg, Gunaikurnai people
Damien Angelo
Daniel JC, Darug people
Flick Chafer-Smith, Ngarrindjeri people
Inger, Palawa people
Jody Lahrs, Gumbaynggirr people
Kid Garcia, Gunggandji people
Kerry O’Connor, Yorta Yorta people
Luke Mc, Wulgurukaba people
Ronald E, Darkinjung people
Robert Chambers, Palawa people
S.Morrison, Gunaikurnai/Wirangu/Kokatha peoples
Sash N, Gunditjmara people
Steven M, Wiradjuri people

To learn more about the Grounding and Connecting: Indigenous Trees and The Dreaming exhibition, please go to Arts in Maroondah.

Artwork credit: Damien Angelo, Standing Tall, 2023, acrylic on canvas, 50 x 77 cm