Back in April, CAAMA sent myself and Lorena Walker to the BOOMERANG festival in Byron Bay. Boomerang is an incredible show case of First Nations culture… expressed through dance, song, language, weaving and Art.
One talented artist I had the pleasure of meeting was proud Yaegl woman Frances Belle Parker, who is a painter and installation artist from Maclean NSW. Her art work challenges the mainstream perception of what Aboriginal art should be, whilst including all the cultural and country aspects that matter to Indigenous artists.
A career highlight was having her art projected on to Australia’s most iconic building the Sydney Opera House….
To hear more about Frances and her artistic journey and career.... click below --->