Community Calendar

Book Launch! Balgo: Creating Country by John Carty

Date:
Nov 6th 2021, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Raft Artspace, 8 Hele Crescent
Type:
Community
Cost:
Free
Contact Details:
Kate Clark - The Purple House - (08) 8953 6444

The Purple House and friends present the launch of Balgo: Creating Country, a landmark publication in Aboriginal art, Australian history, and art historical scholarship. The book, by John Carty, tells the story of Balgo art movement, one of the most vibrant, colourful and influential schools of Western Desert painting. But to tell that story, it also tells another, the story of Balgo itself. Speakers: John Carty, Luke Scholes, Sarah Brown Tea and treats provided! Big thanks to Red Kangaroo Books for being part of the launch. Proceeds from book sales to the Balgo Dialysis Appeal www.purplehouse.org.au/balgo-dialysis-appeal No RSVP necessary