Join MCA Curator Glenn Barkley on a journey across Australia as he reflects on the process of curating string theory, an exhibition by Aboriginal artists who work with expanded notions of textile and craft-based traditions.
From the fibre pieces of the Ramingining community, to the lively creations to the Noongar Doll Makers, discover the practice of Aboriginal artists exploring innovative approaches to fibre in a contemporary context.
Yukuwa (Feather string yam vine) 2013
banyan tree bark, cockatoo feathers, beeswax
Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased 2013
Image courtesy and © the artist
Photograph: Alex Davies