Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Workshops at Tandanya

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1 Venue

Tandanya Theatre at Live From Tandanya

253 Grenfell St, Adelaide, SA, 5001

Tandanya Arts Cafe at Live From Tandanya

253 Grenfell St, Adelaide, SA, 5001

Live from Tandanya Gallery Space at Live From Tandanya

253 Grenfell St, Adelaide, SA, 5001

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About this event

Immerse yourself in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture, Art, Dance and Song by joining us for a series of workshops, talks and presentations. Take the opportunity to be hands-on with one of the world’s oldest living cultures. Try your hand at traditional crafting techniques, experience dance and music performances, learn ancient languages and hear ancestral stories from Indigenous presenters.

21 Feb, 11.30 am: Live from Tandanya Theatre ‘Acknowledgement of Country’
Traditional Kaurna Acknowledgment to Country with a Cultural Presentation, including cultural presentation and Q&A.

22 Feb, 12 pm: Live from Tandanya Gallery Space ‘Weaving workshop'
Learn traditional Ngarrindjeri weaving techniques from the ladies of the Southern Elders Weavers. Create your own work of art whilst enjoying stories and sharing of cultural knowledge.

24 Feb, 1.15 pm: Live from Tandanya Arts Cafe ‘Indigenous Acoustic Musicians’
Please join us for a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the Tandanya café whilst enjoying the musical talents of a variety of established and emerging Indigenous musicians.

28 Feb, 10.15 am: Live from Tandanya Gallery Space ‘Beading & Art workshop’
Spend an entertaining hour making beautiful beaded jewelry and artworks whilst enjoying Aboriginal story-telling and cultural information sharing.

28 Feb, 11.30 am: Live from Tandanya Theatre ‘Torres Strait Island Cultural Presentation’
Experience Torres Strait Island Culture, Dance and Cultural information-sharing in an energetic dance and cultural performance. Includes the opportunity for Q&A.

1 Mar, 11.30 am: Live from Tandanya Gallery Space ‘Pitjantjatjara Language workshop’
Try your hand at learning simple words and phrases in Pitjantjatjara, one of the world’s oldest languages, whilst learning about Aboriginal culture and stories.

3 Mar, 1.15 pm: Live from Tandanya Arts Cafe ‘Indigenous Acoustic Musicians’
Please join us for a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the Tandanya café whilst enjoying the musical talents of a variety of established and emerging Indigenous musicians.

7 Mar, 11.30 am: Live from Tandanya Gallery Space ‘Weaving workshop’
Learn traditional Ngarrindjeri weaving techniques from the ladies of the Southern Elders Weavers. Create your own work of art whilst enjoying stories and sharing of cultural knowledge.

8 Mar, 11.30 am: Live from Tandanya Gallery Space ‘Beading & Art workshop’
Spend an entertaining hour making beautiful beaded jewelry and artworks whilst enjoying Aboriginal story-telling and cultural information sharing.

10 Mar, 1:15 pm: Live from Tandanya Arts Cafe ‘Indigenous Acoustic Musicians’
Please join us for a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the Tandanya café whilst enjoying the musical talents of a variety of established and emerging Indigenous musicians.

14 Mar, 11:30 am: Live from Tandanya Gallery Space ‘Ngarrindjeri dance performance & workshop’
Join Ngarrindjeri Community members for an exciting, energetic, traditional dance demonstration, followed by a dance workshop where you can show us your moves!

15 Mar, 11:30 am: Live from Tandanya Gallery Space ‘Native Food Tasting’
Learn about traditional Aboriginal foods, native ingredients and bush medicines whilst taste-testing a variety of ‘bush-tucker’ delicacies.

17 Mar, 1:15 pm: Live from Tandanya Arts Cafe ‘Indigenous Acoustic Musicians’
Please join us for a relaxing Sunday afternoon in the Tandanya café whilst enjoying the musical talents of a variety of established and emerging Indigenous musicians.

Please note the following session has been cancelled: 28 Feb, 10.15am Live from Tandanya Gallery Space: ‘Torres Strait Island Traditional Skirt-making workshop’

Presented by:
Tandanya - National Aboriginal Cultural Institute

Tandanya is a community-controlled, not-for-profit organisation.

Tandanya is the Kaurna (pron. Garna) word for ‘place of the Red Kangaroo’. The Kaurna people are the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains. Tandanya’s name reflects the organisation’s ongoing commitment to honour and respect the traditional owners and custodians for this country.

Tandanya is a visionary and vibrant place for all to experience contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural expressions through the visual and performing arts.

The organisation enjoys a national and international reputation for innovation and excellence in visual arts programming, featuring emerging and established artists from around the country and overseas.

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