2009 – Libertea, Maternitea, Realitea!

The following images are from the exhibition of the 2009 Backyard Project held at the Belconnen Arts Centre in January 2010.

Libertea, Maternitea, Realitea was the 20th annual Backyard Project of the Majura Women’s Group, and was proudly supported by ACT Health

Our thanks to our community artist Ann McMahon for all her teaching and guidance throughout the year, and to Ann and artist and member Kirsten Farrell for the exhibition design and mounting.

Following are images of the works as displayed in the exhibition. To see a larger copy of an individual artwork, click on the information under the image.

Clockwise from left front:

India Ollerenshaw
Comfort Food (Plate and eight biscuits)
Cordyline, NZ Flax, assorted yarns.
7 x 6 x 15.5 cm

Emma Griffin
Woven Vessel 1
Cordyline, woollen yarns, 6 x 12 x 12cm

Christine Trull
Griffyn’s Jug
Tjanpi grass, coconut husk, raffia, 10 x 15 x 12cm

Ann Louise
Tall Jug
Bangalow palm sheath, ginger leaf, 26.5 x 21 x 10.5cm

India Ollerenshaw
Cake Dish
Cordyline, 18.5 x 19 x 5cm

Clockwise from front:

India Ollerenshaw
Wire, cloth, 11 x 18 x 5cm

Kirsten Farrell
Untitled 1 & 2
Cordyline, woolen yarns, 3.5 x 4 x 4cm and 3.5 x 4.5 x 4.5cm

Emma Griffin
Woven Vessel 2
Cordyline, woolen yarns, 5.5 x 10.5 x 10cm

Karen Hubbard
Fabric, yarn, 8 x 12.5 x 12cm

Victoria Sutherland
Home Comforts 2
Nursery print polar fleece, cotton thread, buttons, 12.5 x 18 x 9.5cm

Victoria Sutherland
Home Comforts 1
Chenille yarn, wire, 8 x 11.5 x 9cm

Clockwise from front left:

Bianca Tan
Narcissus: cup, saucer and spoon
Wire, woolen yarns, beads, 8 x 13 x 10cm

Bianca Tan
Sugar Bowl
Ethernet cable, mohair yarn, 8.5 x 8.5 x 3cm

Ruth Ragless
Random weave saucer
Ethernet wire, 12.5 x 12.5 x 2.5cm

India Ollerenshaw
Contemporary Coils
Bread bags, fishing line, 6 x 8 x 8.5cm

Geraldine Grudnoff
Nappy bags, white cotton, 12 x 13 x 10cm

Karen Hubbard
To have and to hold
Bread bags, fishing line, 5.5 x 13 x 11cm

Clockwise from left front:

Christine Trull
Tea for Two: Farrah & Tea for Two: Tally
Raffia: natural and dyed, 21 x 42 x 27cm

Offira Walker
Pink Basket
Construction paper, 17 x 14.5 x 14.5cm

Zoe Bowman
Birds Nest Basket
Palm inflorescences, 21 x 42 x 27cm

India Ollerenshaw

Fruit Basket
Cordyline, ivy, yarn, 23 x 31 x 28cm

Victoria Sutherland
Untitled Neck Piece
Ethernet wire, cord, 33 x 6 x 0.6cm

India Ollerenshaw
Miniature coiled basket with lid
Cordyline, linen thread, 4 x 5 x 5.5cm

Clockwise from front left:

Anonymous Member
Work in Progress: small melon basket
Banksia rose, ivy, red hot poker, 16.5 x 14 x 12cm

Minnie Doron

Backyard Vessel
Cordyline, banksia rose, philodendron sheath, woolen yarn, fabric, 24 x 35 x 22cm

Offira Walker
Cordyline, banksia rose, 24 x 35 x 22cm

Linda Rosin
Backyard Vessel
Cordyline, banksia rose, philodendron sheath, red hot poker, ginger, iris, dracina
27 x 38 x 25cm

India Ollerenshaw
Garden Basket
Cordyline, ivy, willow, 15 x 25 x 15.5cm

India Ollerenshaw
Arabian Nights
Cordyline, 14 x 31.5 x 10cm

Christine Trull & Minnie Doron
Paper, buttons, sequins, beads, 153 x 168cm