1-11 AUGUST 2024 View all 2023 events

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Presented by BLEACH*

Presented by BLEACH*

Families and kids of all ages are invited to join Aboriginal artist and master fire starter, festival favourite, Rick Roser.

Rick shares traditional practices at this interactive workshop. Gather close, and learn the ancient art of string making before crafting fire by hand.


Rick Roser

Rick Roser of the Picambul people of southern Queensland, has been making art and artefacts since age 12. His art and sculptures have been collected in the National Gallery, Queensland Art Gallery and private collections. Rick has toured internationally as a performer and artist many times and creates contemporary representations of traditional Aboriginal weaponry and sculptures that are crafted from stone, resin, fibre, lawyer cane and ochres.

    • Wheelchair access
    • Accessible toilet

    This is a participatory experience, incorporating traditional cultural practice as well as use of instruments and artifacts. Fire and smoke will be used. Further information about the event location's access can be found on our Accessibility page.

    Participants with specific access needs should contact the BLEACH* team via email [email protected] or 07 5525 6468 to discuss your particular requirements.

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    Photo CreditClaudio Kirac, Art-Work Agency
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