Art & Design

Pitcha Makin Fellas

09 Nov 2018

Create a Piece of History with The Pitcha Makin Fellas

From colonial times through to the 1930s, white authorities had Aboriginal leaders wear breastplates or “kingplates” in a bid to represent their status. But many indigenous communities didn’t believe in the existence of “kings”. It was a concept enforced by the white authorities. Explore the rich history and significance of breastplates, before creating your very own under the guidance of renowned Ballarat indigenous arts collective Pitcha Makin Fellas. Passionate about culture and community, this deadly mob has had its work showcased around Australia since its very first gathering in 2013.
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date:
Friday 09 November 2018
time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$60pp
Age:
18+
Capacity:
15
Address:
Pitcha Makin Fellas Studio, Camp Street Campus, Federation University, 2 Lydiard St North , Ballarat, VIC, 3350
Map:
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