Carving a Kimberley Wooden Coolamon with an Axe – Mangkaja Artists
Sat 25 Nov 2017
Learning directly from Nyikina artist Johnny Nargoodah, you will acquire the unique skills of hollowing out and shaping a wooden coolamon, a traditional carrying vessel used by Aboriginal groups across Australia. Using native wood sourced from around Fitzroy Crossing, artists Johnny Nargoodah, Wes Maselli and Trent Jansen will share the specific techniques required to make your own Kimberley coolamon.
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