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Kait James 'Chicken Treaty' 2021 and Peter Waples-Crowe 'Ceremony' 2010

Wyndham Art Gallery

117 Watton Street
Werribee, Victoria 3030

03 8734 6021


Featuring artwork by Dr Paola Balla, Gina Bundle, Peter Waples-Crowe, Aunty Marlene Gilson, Coree Thorpe, Kait James and Laura Thompson and guest curated by Wemba-Wemba Gunditjmarra artist, curator and academic Dr Paola Balla.

TREATY presents the work of six First Nations artists for whom sovereignty is fundamental to their creative work and lives. With the lens of the here and now and the legacy of the history that has gone before, TREATY presents works to further the conversation and ask, what does this mean? How is it being managed? Is this what everyone wants? TREATY is an exhibition that presents these questions and centres First Nations perspectives and responses through their practice.

TREATY is presented against the back drop of work being undertaken by the Victorian State Government as the state negotiates a Treaty with a number of First Nations clans across, what today is called, Victoria. This will be the first state based Treaty created with First Nations people.