# 40088

WEST, Margie (curator)

ReCoil: change & exchange in coiled fibre art : Artback Northern Territory Arts touring exhibition 2007.

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Darwin, NT : Artback Northern Territory Arts Touring, 2007. Large quarto (275 x 225 mm), pictorial stiff wrappers, pp. ii, 107, colour illustrations throughout, map; foreword by Louise Partos; introduction by Louise Hamby; essays by Margie West, Thisbe Purich, plus a series of studies on individual fibre artists; a fine copy of a scholarly and spectacular catalogue, inscribed on the title page by exhibition curator Margie West for collectors Dr. Colin and Liz Laverty, ‘in appreciation for your enthusiasm and support’.

‘Exhibition catalogue of a range of coiled fibre art, from baskets to three dimensional forms to flat sculptural pieces; includes work of twelve Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists from Arnhem Land, the desert regions of the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia; includes the history of coiling in South East Australia, how it came to Arnhem Land, the introduction of dyes and the revival of basketmaking in South East Australia.’ (NLA)