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EPP Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Experimental Print Prize!

Judges Catherine Pilgrim and Trent Walter are please to announce the following prize winners:
First Prize: Bridget Hillebrand, Drift, 2021
Highly Commended: John Loane, The Shallow, The Deep (existential dichotomies), 2020
Emerging Artist Award: Hannah Caprice, We must be imaging things, 2019

Congratulations to all shortlisted artists, and thank you to all who entered.

CAM is open Thursday-Sunday, 12pm-4pm. EPP is open now, until 28 February 2022.

Orbit: Alvin Darcy Briggs

Alvin Darcy Briggs is a Yorta Yorta, Taungurung and Nario, Walbunja artist living and working in Castlemaine.

In this video, ADB reflects on his pratice and the art of pyrography which means ‘writing with fire’.

Orbit: Alvin Darcy Briggs is an exhibition at the Castlemaine Art Museum, 30 September—14 November 2021.

Video by Michelle Dunn.

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James Henry: 18 Families

First Nations artist James Henry reflects on his exhibition '18 Families' at Castlemaine Art Museum.

18 Families recognises the 18 ancestors whose descendants make up the thriving Jaara community who live in, around and beyond Castlemaine today. In the first exhibition of this commission, James Henry presents photographs of four families on country or in local parks, with the desire to photograph all 18 Families over time.

The exhibition is on view at CAM from 19 March-9 October 2021.

Video by Michelle Dunn.

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Melinda Harper in Conversation with the Collection

Leading contemporary artist Melinda Harper reflects on her exhibition 'Melinda Harper in Conversation with the Collection' at Castlemaine Art Museum, which is on view at CAM from 19 March 2021-17 February 2022.

Video by Michelle Dunn.

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Janina Green in Conversation with the Collection

Photographer Janina Green reflects on her exhibition 'Janina Green in Conversation with the Collection' at Castlemaine Art Museum, which was on view at CAM from 17 May 2020-9 March 2021.

Video by Michelle Dunn.

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18 Families - Aunty Kerri Douglas and Jacinta Douglas

Listen to recordings of stories, oral histories, and reflections with Aunty Kerri Douglas and Jacinta Douglas, as part of the 18 Families project.

18 Families recognises the 18 ancestors whose descendants make up the thriving Jaara community who live in, around and beyond Castlemaine today.

First Nations artist James Henry presents photographs of four families on country or in local parks, with the desire to photograph all 18 Families over time.

We are grateful to the community for their participation and shared desire to create a contemporary representation of the Jaara community in all their humanity and diversity.

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18 Families - Aunty Marlene Burchill and Uncle Graham Atkinson's families

Listen to recordings of stories, oral histories, and reflections with Aunty Marlene Burchill and Uncle Graham Atkinson's families, as part of the 18 Families project.

18 Families recognises the 18 ancestors whose descendants make up the thriving Jaara community who live in, around and beyond Castlemaine today.

First Nations artist James Henry presents photographs of four families on country or in local parks, with the desire to photograph all 18 Families over time.

We are grateful to the community for their participation and shared desire to create a contemporary representation of the Jaara community in all their humanity and diversity.

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18 Families - Karen Jackson and Rhiannon Jackson Dalglish

Listen to recordings of stories, oral histories, and reflections with Karen Jackson and Rhiannon Jackson Dalglish, as part of the 18 Families project.

18 Families recognises the 18 ancestors whose descendants make up the thriving Jaara community who live in, around and beyond Castlemaine today.

First Nations artist James Henry presents photographs of four families on country or in local parks, with the desire to photograph all 18 Families over time.

We are grateful to the community for their participation and shared desire to create a contemporary representation of the Jaara community in all their humanity and diversity.

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18 Families - Uncle Rick Nelson

Listen to recordings of stories, oral histories, and reflections with Uncle Rick Nelson, as part of the 18 Families project.

18 Families recognises the 18 ancestors whose descendants make up the thriving Jaara community who live in, around and beyond Castlemaine today.

First Nations artist James Henry presents photographs of four families on country or in local parks, with the desire to photograph all 18 Families over time.

We are grateful to the community for their participation and shared desire to create a contemporary representation of the Jaara community in all their humanity and diversity.

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Womindjika Woorineen willam bit
Willam Dja Dja Wurrung Balug
Wokuk mung gole-bo-turoi
talkoop mooroopook

Welcome to our homeland,
home of the Dja Dja Wurrung people
we offer you people good spirit.
Uncle Rick Nelson

The Jaara people of the Dja Dja Wurrung are the Custodians of the land and waters on which we live and work. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging. We extend these same sentiments to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations peoples.

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