⇧ 12 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER
⇨EDWARDS GAMMIN CAFE
⇩TAHNEE EDWARDS AND TALGIUM EDWARDS
Welcome to Edwards’ Gammin Café! In this exhibition Tahnee Edwards of Gammin Threads has joined forces with her dad, Uncle (Choco) Talgium Edwards, to explore the black history and spirit of Fitzroy and dirty Gerty through their respective mediums including: Graphics, installation and wood burning. Drawing not only from Uncle Talgiums personal connection with Fitzroy, but his work on No Jurisdiction, the works will be an opportunity to explore the entitlement of gentrification and reclaim this historically black and working class area.
Talgium is a Yorta Yorta / Mutti Mutti / Boonwurrung / Palawa / Taungurung artist who practices painting, emu egg carving and wood burning. Talgium is a storyteller, activist, and has exhibited nationally and internationally as an artist. Tahnee is a graphic designer who launched her label Gammin Threads is 2018. Inspired by a love of typography, language and blak pride, the label consists of deadly chillwear for mob who believe in living colourfully, paying respect and empowering women.
Funding Acknowledgements Melbourne Fringe and Koorie Heritage Trust