Heffron Centre artworks shine a light on local Aboriginal history and tradition

A continuing cultural fishing custom practiced by Aboriginal people in Kamay (Botany Bay) for thousands of years is being celebrated on the walls of a new Randwick Council community sports centre and home for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Maroubra set to open in the coming days. Shimmer is the work of Aboriginal artists Carmen Glynn-Braun and Dennis Golding featuring painted motifs, decals and sculptured bronze. Although differing in medium, the artworks carry the joint title Shimmer and depict local wildlife such as stingrays, barrow hawks and the annual winter mullet run that sustained Aboriginal people for generations. “We titled…

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